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- Preliminary Pages (PDF, 92KB)
- Figures (PDF, 137KB)
- Preface (PDF, 84KB)
- Editors’ Biographies (PDF, 107KB)
- Contributors (PDF, 86KB)
- Acknowledgements (PDF, 107KB)
- Foreign Bodies in Oceania (PDF, 967KB) Bronwen Douglas
Part One — Emergence: Thinking the Science of Race, 1750–1880
Part Two — Experience: the Science of Race and Oceania, 1750–1869
- ‘Novus Orbis Australis’ (PDF, 1.9MB): Oceania in the science of race, 1750–1850 Bronwen Douglas
- ‘Oceanic Negroes’: British anthropology of Papuans, 1820–1869 (PDF, 2.0MB) Chris Ballard
Part Three — Consolidation: the Science of Race and Aboriginal Australians, 1860–1885
- British Anthropological Thought in Colonial Practice: the appropriation of Indigenous Australian bodies, 1860–1880 (PDF, 164KB) Paul Turnbull
- ‘Three Living Australians’ and the Société d’Anthropologie de Paris, 1885 (PDF, 602KB) Stephanie Anderson
Part Four — Complicity and Challenge: the Science of Race and Evangelical Humanism, 1800–1930
- The ‘Faculty of Faith’: Evangelical missionaries, social anthropologists, and the claim for human unity in the 19th century (PDF, 166KB) Helen Gardner
- ‘White Man’s Burden’, ‘White Man’s Privilege’: Christian humanism and racial determinism in Oceania, 1890–1930 (PDF, 689KB) Christine Weir
Part Five — Zenith: Colonial Contradictions and the Chimera of Racial Purity, 1920–1940
- The Half-Caste in Australia, New Zealand, and Western Samoa between the Wars: different problem, different places? (PDF, 914KB) Vicki Luker