Thursday, January 4, 2018

law&history 2017:2

Volume 2 for 2017 of law&history, the journal of the Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society has been published. It is a special issue devoted to Gender, Intimacy and Colonial Violence.

Editor’s Comments: Diane Kirkby

1. Lyndall Ryan Billibellary, the Formation of the Native Police Force in the Port Phillip District in 1837 and its Connection to the Batman Treaty of 1835

2. Penelope Edmonds Emancipation Acts on the Oceanic Frontier? Intimacy, Diplomacy, Colonial Invasion and the Legal Traces of ‘Protection’ in the Bass Strait World, 1832

3. Angela Wanhalla Intimate Connections: Governing Cross-Cultural Intimacy on New Zealand’s Colonial Frontier

4. Anna Johnston The Language of Colonial Violence: Lancelot Threlkeld, Humanitarian Narratives and the New South Wales Law Courts

5. Amanda Nettelbeck Interracial Intimacy, Indigenous Mobility and the Limits of Legal Regulation in Two Late Settler Colonial Societies

6. Victoria Haskins ‘A Troublesome Gin Like Annie’: Masculinity, Race and Intimate Violence in Federation-Era North Queensland

OBITUARY

7. Julie Evans A Life ‘Unthinking and Undoing Colonialism’ Tracey Banivanua Mar (1974–2017)

REVIEW ESSAY

8. Ben Saul Australian Trials of Japanese War Crimes Review of Georgina Fitzpatrick, Tim McCormack and Narrelle Morris, Australia’s War Crimes Trials 1945–51

BOOK REVIEWS

Penelope Edmonds, Settler Colonialism and (Re)conciliation: Frontier Violence, Affective Performances, and Imaginative Refoundings (Ben Silverstein)

Cynthia Banham, Liberal Democracies and the Torture of Their Citizens (George Williams)

Tanya Evans, Fractured Families: Life on the Margins in Colonial New South Wales (Alecia Simmonds)

John Murphy, Evatt: A Life (Frank Bongiorno)

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