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Britain, the empire, and the world at the Great Exhibition of 1851

edited by Jeffrey A. Auerbach and Peter H. Hoffenberg.
  • Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub. Co., ©2008.
  • xviii, 219 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm
Subjects
Local Subjects
Genre
  • History.
Summary
  • Collection of essays that "situate the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 in a truly global context"--Jacket.
Contents
  • Mission impossible : globalization 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 and 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
  • 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.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-210) and index.
ISBN
  • 9780754662419
  • 0754662411
  • 9780754692317
  • 0754692310
Identifying numbers
  • EAN: 9780754662419
  • LCCN: 2007030166
  • OCLC: 159822184
  • OCLC: 159822184