Book , Print in English

India by design : colonial history and cultural display

Saloni Mathur.
  • Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2007.
  • xi, 219 pages : illustrations; 24 cm.
Subjects
Contents
  • Introduction : Colonial patterns, Indian styles
  • The Indian village in Victorian space : the department store and the cult of the craftsman
  • "To visit the Queen" : on display at the Colonial and Indian Exhibition of 1886
  • The discrepant portraiture of empire : oil painting in a global field
  • Collecting colonial postcards : gender and the visual archive
  • A parable of postcolonial return : museums and the discourse of restitution
  • Epilogue : Historical afterimages.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-209) and index.
ISBN
  • 9780520234178 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0520234170 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 9780520252318 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0520252314 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006037599
  • OCLC: 76481430
  • OCLC: 76481430