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Informationen zum Autor Peter H. Hoffenberg is Associate Professor of History at the University of Hawaii. An examination of worl... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor Peter H. Hoffenberg is Associate Professor of History at the University of Hawaii. Klappentext An examination of world's fairs in Britain and its two most important 19th-century colonies, Australia and India; arguing that the fairs provided a forum for shaping both national and imperial identities. Zusammenfassung The exhibitions of the Victorian and Edwardian eras are the lens through which this book examines the economic, cultural, and social forces that helped define Britain and the Empire. It focuses on exhibitions in England, Australia, and India from the Great Exhibition to the Festival of Empire. Inhaltsverzeichnis List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments 1. Exhibitions and the New Imperialism 2. 'The Exhibition Wallahs': Commissioners and the Production of Imperial Knowledge 3. Commissioners and the State: Power and Controversy at the Exhibitions 4. Consumers, Producers, and Markets: The Political Economy of Imperial Federation 5. Terrae Nullae? Australia and India at Overseas Exhibitions 6. 'Machines-in-Motion': Technology, Labor, and the Ironies of Industrialism 7. Imperial and National Taxonomies: Entertaining and Policing Exhibition Visitors 8. The Imperial Pilgrims' Progress: Ceremonies, Tourism, and Epic Theater at the Exhibitions Epilogue. Recessional: Imperial Culture and Colonial Nationalism Illustrations Appendix A. Major Australian, English, and Indian Exhibitions, 1851-1914 Appendix B. Prominent Exhibition Commissioners Appendix C. English Government Expenditures for Selected Exhibitions, 1851-1914 Notes Select Bibliography Index

Autorentext

Peter H. Hoffenberg is Associate Professor of History at the University of Hawaii.


Klappentext

An examination of world's fairs in Britain and its two most important 19th-century colonies, Australia and India; arguing that the fairs provided a forum for shaping both national and imperial identities.



Zusammenfassung
The exhibitions of the Victorian and Edwardian eras are the lens through which this book examines the economic, cultural, and social forces that helped define Britain and the Empire. It focuses on exhibitions in England, Australia, and India from the Great Exhibition to the Festival of Empire.

Inhalt
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Exhibitions and the New Imperialism
2. 'The Exhibition Wallahs': Commissioners and the Production of Imperial Knowledge
3. Commissioners and the State: Power and Controversy at the Exhibitions
4. Consumers, Producers, and Markets: The Political Economy of Imperial Federation
5. Terrae Nullae? Australia and India at Overseas Exhibitions
6. 'Machines-in-Motion': Technology, Labor, and the Ironies of Industrialism
7. Imperial and National Taxonomies: Entertaining and Policing Exhibition Visitors
8. The Imperial Pilgrims' Progress: Ceremonies, Tourism, and Epic Theater at the Exhibitions
Epilogue. Recessional: Imperial Culture and Colonial Nationalism
Illustrations
Appendix A. Major Australian, English, and Indian Exhibitions, 1851-1914
Appendix B. Prominent Exhibition Commissioners
Appendix C. English Government Expenditures for Selected Exhibitions, 1851-1914
Notes
Select Bibliography
Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: An Empire on Display
Untertitel: English, Indian, and Australian Exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War
Autor:
EAN: 9780520218918
ISBN: 978-0-520-21891-8
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: University Presses
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 445
Gewicht: 862g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T36mm
Jahr: 2001
Auflage: First Edition