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Brantlinger, Patrick, 1941-
Taming cannibals : race and the Victorians / Patrick Brantlinger
Alternate Title Race and the Victorians
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PR468.C28 B73 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Cannibalism in literature
Race in literature
Racism in literature
Cannibalism -- History -- 19th century
Race relations -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description x, 277 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [227]-267) and index
Contents Missionaries and cannibals in nineteenth-century Fiji -- King Billy's bones : the last Tasmanians -- Going native in nineteenth-century history and literature -- "God works by races" : Benjamin Disraeli's Caucasian Arabian Hebrew tent -- Race and class in the 1860s -- The unbearable lightness of being Irish -- Mummy love : H. Rider Haggard and racial archaeology -- Shadows of the coming race -- Epilogue : Kipling's The white man's burden and its afterlives

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