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Title The Great White Chief: A Story of Adventure in Unknown New Guinea
Author(s) Macdonald, Robert M
Section Section II: Empire Writing & the Literature of Empire
Date 1908
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London, Glasgow, Dublin, Bombay
Publisher Blackie & Son Limited
Library British Library
Reference 12804.S.2
Region Europe, Australasia, South Asia
Places England, Tilbury Dock (p11), Australia, New South Wales (p19), Darling River (p20), Port Said (p32), Suez Canal (pp32-33), Ceylon, Sri Lanka, Colombo (pp34-35), Oceania, New Guinea
Topics novel, fiction, children's literature, adventure, prospectors, European 'turned native', contents (pix), illustrations (pp75, 103, 163, 196, 237, 291, 306), map (p88), German empire (pp210-219), religion, superstition, indigenous peoples, human sacrifice (p2), colonial conflict (pp1-10, 103, 212, 238), exploitation of resources (pp25, 63, 66, 168), luxury goods, opals (pp25, 27, 46), economic opportunity in colonies (p51), Papuans (pp60, 84-105, 146-185, 191-198, 273), appearance (pp60, 86-87, 93), cannibalism (pp62, 89, 95, 99, 158, 168, 191), prospecting (p63), gold (pp63, 168), mosquitoes (pp63, 67), Bunyip (p64), traps (pp70-71, 74), superiority of western weapons (p72), crocodile (pp74-75, 139, 167, 207), indigenous housing (p84), Christianity (p89), fear of mirrors (pp93-94), Pouri-Pouri house converted into church (p95), human sacrifice (p302), superstition, ritual (pp146, 273, 300-302), colonial government (pp168, 302), colonial power (p302), London Missionary Society, missionary work (p168), tribal conflict (pp233-242)
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