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Connected worlds : history in trans-national perspective /

co-edited by Ann Curthoys and Marilyn Lake.

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Names: Curthoys, Ann. | Lake, Marilyn.
Published: Canberra : ANU E Press, ©2005.
Topics: Historiography - Congresses. | World history - Congresses. | HISTORY - Essays.
Regions: Australia - Historiography - Congresses. | Australia.
Genres: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. | Conference papers and proceedings.
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300 |a1 online resource (x, 278 pages) :|billustrations
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500 |aPapers presented at the Trans-National History Symposium held on 10 and 11 October 2004 at the Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University.
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 00|tIntroduction /|rAnn Curthoys and Marilyn Lake --|tDifferent Modes of Transnational History.|tPutting the nation in its place?: world history and C.A. Bayly's The Birth of the Modern World /|rTony Ballantyne --|tPaths not yet taken, voices not yet heard: rethinking Atlantic history /|rMichael A. McDonnell --|tPostcolonial histories and Catherine Hall's Civilising Subjects /|rAngela Woollacott --|tMigration and Other Voyages.|tSteal a handkerchief, see the world: the trans-oceanic voyaging of Thomas Limpus /|rEmma Christopher --|tRevolution and respectability: Chinese Masons in Australian history /|rJohn Fitzgerald --|t'Innocents abroad' and 'prohibited immigrants': Australians in India and Indians in Australia 1890-1910 /|rMargaret Allen --|tPostwar British emigrants and the 'transnational moment': exemplars of a 'mobility of modernity'? /|rA. James Hammerton --|tModernity, Film and Romance.|t'Films as foreign offices': transnationalism at Paramount in the twenties and early thirties /|rDesley Deacon --|tModern nomads and national film history: the multi-continental career of J.D. Williams /|rJill Julius Matthews --|tThe Americanisation of romantic love in Australia: Hsu-Ming Teo --|tTransnational Racial Politics.|tTranscultural/transnational interaction and influences on Aboriginal Australia /|rJohn Maynard --|tFrom Mississippi to Melbourne via Natal: the invention of the literacy test as a technology of racial exclusion /|rMarilyn Lake Postcolonial Transnationalism.|tIslam, Europe and Indian nationalism: towards a postcolonial transnationalism /|rPatrick Wolfe.
520 |a"This volume brings together historians of imperialism and race, travel and modernity, Islam and India, the Pacific and the Atlantic to show how a 'transnational' approach to history offers fresh insights into the past. Transnational history is a form of scholarship that has been revolutionising our understanding of history in the last decade. With a focus on interconnectedness across national borders of ideas, events, technologies and individual lives, it moves beyond the national frames of analysis that so often blinker and restrict our understanding of the past. Many of the essays also show how expertise in 'Australian history' can contribute to and benefit from new transnational approaches to history. Through an examination of such diverse subjects as film, modernity, immigration, politics and romance, Connected Worlds weaves an historical matrix which transports the reader beyond the local into a realm which re-defines the meaning of humanity in all its complexity. Contributors include Tony Ballantyne, Desley Deacon, John Fitzgerald, Patrick Wolfe and Angela Woollacott"--Publisher's description.
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