Britain the Empire and the World at the Great Exhibition of 1851

Britain the Empire and the World at the Great Exhibition of 1851

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ISBN-13: 9780754662419
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/01/2008
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Peter H. Hoffenberg is Associate Professor of History at the University of Hawai’i, Manoa, USA. Jeffrey A. Auerbach is Associate Professor of History at California State University, Northridge, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Jeffrey A. Auerbach; Part 1 England, Exhibitions, and Empire: Mission impossible: globalisation and the Great Exhibition, Paul Young; The world within the city: the Great Exhibition, race, class and social reform, Kylie Message and Ewan Johnston; Defining nation: Ireland at the Great Exhibition of 1851, Louise Purbrick; ' A valuable and tolerably extensive collection of native and other products': New Zealand at the Crystal Palace, Ewan Johnston; ' Nothing very new, or very showy to exhibit': Australia at the Great Exhibition and after, Peter H. Hoffenberg. Part 2 Europe, the Orient, and the Spaces in Between: Russia and the Crystal Palace in 1851, David C. Fisher; The Great Exhibition and the German states, John R. Davis; Modern to ancient: Greece at the Great Exhibition and the Crystal Palace, Debbie Challis; Degrees of otherness: the Ottoman Empire and China at the Great Exhibition of 1851, Francesca Vanke; Select bibliography; Index.

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