This article examines the published accounts of the circumstances that led to John Jamieson's 1827 trial for the manslaughter of Hole-in-the-Book for the purpose of exploring the allegations of cannibalism amongst the colony's indigenous inhabitants. The discourse of cannibalism is a repeated and powerful trope in colonial contact and conf1ict. Also, this article asserts that law and cannibalism produce each other.
|Number of pages||15|
|Journal||Sydney Law Review|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|