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Camels, ships and trains : translation across the 'Indian Archipelago,' 1860-1930

  title={Camels, ships and trains : translation across the 'Indian Archipelago,' 1860-1930},
  author={S. Khatun},
In this thesis I pose the questions: What if historians of the Australian region began to read materials that are not in English? What places become visible beyond the territorial definitions of British settler colony and 'White Australia'? What past geographies could we reconstruct through historical prose? From the 1860s there emerged a circuit of camels, ships and trains connecting Australian deserts to the Indian Ocean world and British Indian ports. Aboriginal traders and travellers moving… Expand
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