restricted access   Volume 18, Number 1, Spring 2017

Table of Contents

From: Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History

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Special Issue: Punitive Expeditions

Guest Editors: Chris Ballard and Bronwen Douglas


"Rough Justice:" Punitive expeditions in Oceania


Swift Injustice: The expedition of imperial punishment

Affect, Agency, and Ambiguous Praxis: French expeditions in the Pacific Islands, 1827–50

Crime and Retribution in the Western Solomon Islands: Punitive raids, material culture, and the Arthur Mahaffy collection, 1898–1904

A Lesson in Violence: The moral dimensions of two punitive expeditions in the Gulf of Papua, 1901 and 1904

"Thoughtlessly Savage Words" and Deeds: The contested legitimacy of colonial violence, New Caledonia, 1917

"A Good Moral Effect?": Local opposition and colonial persistence in Malakula, New Hebrides, 1875–1918

Review Essay

Fernando de Alva Ixtlilxochitl and the Mexican Archive

Book Reviews

An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World: Benguela and its hinterland by Mariana P. Candido (review)

Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental transformation in colonial Mexico City by Vera Candiani (review)

Paper Sovereigns: Anglo-Native treaties and the law of nations, 1604–1664 by Jeffrey Glover (review)

The Tupac Amaru Rebellion by Charles F. Walker, and: Revolution in the Andes: The age of Tupac Amaru by Sergio Serulnikov (review)

Empire and Identity in Guizhou: Local resistance to Qing expansion by Jodi L. Weinstein (review)

Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the insurgencies of 1841–1844 by Aisha K. Finch (review)

For All Humanity: Mesoamerican and colonial medicine in Enlightenment Guatemala by Martha Few (review)

Genocide on Settler Frontiers: When hunter-gatherers and commercial stock farmers clash ed. by Mohamed Adhikari (review)

Missionary families: Race, gender and generation on the spiritual frontier by Emily J. Manktelow (review)

Emotions and Christian Missions: Historical perspectives ed. by Claire McLisky, Daniel Midena and Karen Vallgårda (review)

The Lost Territories: Thailand's history of national humiliation by Shane Strate (review)

Visions of Sápmi ed. by Anna Lydia Svalastog and Gunlög Fur (review)

Roads to Freedom: Prisoners in colonial India by Mushirul Hasan (review)