Deacon, Desley

Transnational Lives

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Desley Deacon, Penny Russell, Angela Woollacott

Part I. Writing Lives Transnationally

2. A Story with an Argument: Writing the Transnational Life of a Sea Captain’s Wife
Martha Hodes

3. Peripheral Visions: Heterography and Writing the Transnational Life of Sara Baartman
Pamela Scully

4. Writing the Entrapped Nations of Indigenous Australia into Being
Penny Toorn

5. Dancing with Shadows: Biography and the Making and Remaking of the Atlantic World
Michael A. McDonnell

Part II. Opportunities

6. Opportunists and Impostors in the British Imperial World: The Tale of John Dow, Convict, and Edward, Viscount Lascelles
Kirsten McKenzie

7. Imperial Melodies: Globalizing the Lives of Cliff Richard and Engelbert Humperdinck
Adrian Carton

8. Colonial Origins and Audience Collusion: The Merle Oberon Story in 1930s Australia
Angela Woollacott

9. Herbert Hoover and the Transnational Lives of Engineers
Carroll Pursell

10. Manyat’s ‘Sole Delight’: Travelling Knowledge in Western Australia’s Southwest, 1830s
Tiffany Shellam

11. Connecting Lives: Elihu Yale and the British East India Company
Rajani Sudan

12. ‘That will allow me to be my own woman’: Margaret Anglin, Modernity and Transnational Stages, 1890s–1940s
Cecilia Morgan

13. Made on Stage: Transnational Performance and the Worlds of Katherine Dunham from London to Dakar
Penny M. Von Eschen

Part III. Quests

14. The Transnational Lives of African American Colonists to Liberia
Bruce Dorsey

15. Resistance in Exile: Anthony Martin Fernando, Australian Aboriginal Activist, Internationalist and Traveller in Europe
Fiona Paisley

16. ‘Citizens of the World?’: Jane Franklin’s Transnational Fantasies
Penny Russell

17. The Meanings of a Transnational Life: The Case of Mary Berenson
Ros Pesman

Part IV. Cosmopolitanism

18. Lowe Kong Meng Appeals to International Law: Transnational Lives Caught Between Empire and Nation
Marilyn Lake

19. Becoming Cosmopolitan: Judith Anderson in Sydney, Australia, 1913–1918
Desley Deacon

20. A World War II Odyssey: Michael Danos, En Route from Riga to New York
Sheila Fitzpatrick

21. Donald Friend: An Australian Artist’s Affair with Italy
Ian Britain

22. Gypsy in the Sun: The Transnational Life of Rosita Forbes
Hsu-Ming Teo

Keywords: History, Social History, Modern History, World History, Global and Transnational History, Literature, general, Migration, Imperialism and Colonialism

Publication year
The Palgrave Macmillan Transnational History Series
Page amount
325 pages
Printed ISBN

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