Gender, Violence and Criminal Justice in the Colonial Pacific: 1880-1920

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Kate Stevens
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Centering on cases of sexual violence, this book illuminates the contested introduction of British and French colonial criminal justice in the Pacific Islands during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, focusing on Fiji, New Caledonia, and Vanuatu/New Hebrides. It foregrounds the experiences of Indigenous Islanders and indentured laborers in the colonial court system, a space in which marginalized voices entered the historical record.

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Submitted by Anita Togolo
January 26, 2023
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2023
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