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Sealer dealers, colonial history, and architecture


Mein Smith, PL, Sealer dealers, colonial history, and architecture, AAHANZBS, 9-10 November 2017, Sydney, NSW, pp. 4. (2017) [Conference Extract]

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This study rethinks colonial building and architecture in the Tasman world through a case study of the sealing industry. It argues that it is necessary to contemplate Sydney, Hobart, and Launceston from the water, as port cities; to restore connections between seal hunting, capitalism, and empire-building; and to situate sealers within the "webs of empire" that encased the globe by the nineteenth century.

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Item Type:Conference Extract
Keywords:architechture, sealing industry, port cities
Research Division:History and Archaeology
Research Group:Historical Studies
Research Field:Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
Objective Division:Cultural Understanding
Objective Group:Understanding Past Societies
Objective Field:Understanding Australia's Past
UTAS Author:Mein Smith, PL (Professor Philippa Mein Smith)
ID Code:122489
Year Published:2017
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2017-11-16
Last Modified:2017-11-16

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