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Month: July 2019

SOUTHHEM JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

SOUTHHEM JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Some of our SouthHem journal publications are now available on the UCD research repository. Stay tuned for more journal publications following the expiry of green open access embargoes:   Sarah Comyn, ‘Literary Sociability on the Goldfields: The Mechanics’ Institute in the Colony of Victoria, 1854-1870’, JVC 23.4 (2018): 447-462. https://researchrepository.ucd.ie/handle/10197/10415   Lara Atkin, ‘The South African “Children of the Mist”’: The Bushman, the Highlander and The Making of Colonial Identities in Thomas Pringle’s South African Poetry (1825-1834)’, YES 48 (2018):…

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Open Access Publication: Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere

Open Access Publication: Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere

Access our new book for free: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-030-20426-6 Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere This open access Pivot book is a comparative study of six early colonial public libraries in nineteenth-century Australia, South Africa, and Southeast Asia. Drawing on networked conceptualisations of empire, transnational frameworks, and ‘new imperial history’ paradigms that privilege imbricated colonial and metropolitan ‘intercultures’, it looks at the neglected role of public libraries in shaping a programme of Anglophone civic education, scientific knowledge…

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