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Mistress of Everything: Queen Victoria in Indigenous Worlds

Sarah Carter and Maria Nugent


Indigenous people in Britain’s settler colonies engaged Queen Victoria in their diplomacy and politics, and incorporated her into their intellectual and narrative traditions. These interpretations of Victoria have much to tell us about indigenous peoples’ experiences of and responses to British colonization, and they also make a significant contribution to historical and contemporary understandings of British imperial and colonial history. The essays in this volume, that focus on Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Canada, offer detailed studies from these settings, of the political, imag ... More

Keywords: Indigenous politics, British settler colonies, Queen Victoria, networks of empire, colonization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781784991401
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2017 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9781784991401.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sarah Carter, editor
University of Alberta

Maria Nugent, editor

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Part One Monarch, metaphor, memory

Part Two Royal relations

Part Three Sovereign subjects?