In looking for precedents that resonate with the aims of this paper, it is hard to go past WEH Stanner's (1958) 'Durmugam: A Ngangiomeri', an essay much celebrated for its capacity to combine deep humanistic understanding with fine-grained attention to world-changing social transformation, while paying homage to a formative relationship (Beckett 2008; Clendinnen
2005; Manne 2010).
Cohn, Colonialism and Its Forms of Knowledge: The British in India (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996); Matthew Restall, Seven Myths of the Spanish Conquest (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003); Inga Clendinnen
, Ambivalent Conquests: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570 (New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987).
(53.) On the likelihood that the Aztecs' gifts to Spaniards were signs of dominance rather than submission, see Inga Clendinnen
, Fierce and Unnatural Cruelty: Cortes and the Conquest of Mexico, in NEW WORLD ENCOUNTERS 12, 17 (Stephen Greenblatt ed., 1993).
's (2003) speculation on the window of possibility for conducting race relations differently and constructively that briefly opened in 1788, Barney's seasons of swimming could allow us to imagine how sport might have been better integrated racially.
He quotes anthropologist Inga Clendinnen
at length on the gruesome nature of the practice, including descriptions like: "On high occasions warriors carrying gourds of human blood or wearing the dripping skins of their captives ran through the streets ...
(5) Lipman v Clendinnen
(1932) 46 CLR 550, 569-70 (Dixon J).
1700 by Don Juan de Villagutierre Soto-Mayor, and referencing modern work by Inga Clendinnen
, Nancy Farris, Grant Jones, Matthew Restall, and others.