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Edges of Empire

Orientalism and Visual Culture (New Interventions in Art History)

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Art of indigenous peoples,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Museums & Museology,
  • Oriental art,
  • General,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Orientalism in art,
  • Art,
  • Intercultural communication in art,
  • History - General,
  • ART, AFRICAN,
  • ART, MODERN_19TH CENTURY,
  • Art / History / General,
  • 19th century,
  • Art, European,
  • Art, Middle Eastern,
  • Intercultural communication in

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMary Roberts (Editor), Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8405349M
    ISBN 101405116897
    ISBN 109781405116893

      An epic narrative journey from Rome to Hadrian's Wall—in the empire's northwestern frontier—brings vividly to life the colors, smells, sounds, and sensations of travel in the second century. AD Rome is the dazzling heart of a vast empire and Hadrian its most complex and compelling : Pegasus Books. Edge of Empire analyzes the emergence of Montevideo as a hot spot of Atlantic trade and regional center of power, often opposing Buenos Aires. By focusing on commercial and social networks in the Rio de la Plata region, the book examines how Montevideo merchant elites used transimperial connections to expand their influence and how their trade.

    Book Description. Edge of Empire examines struggles over urban space in three contemporary first world cities in an attempt to map the real geographies of colonialism and postcolonialism as manifest in modern society. From London, the one-time heart of the empire, to Perth and Brisbane, scenes of Aboriginal claims for the sacred in the space of the modern city, Jacobs emphasises the global. The Star Wars: Edge of the Empire book series by multiple authors includes books Star Wars: Edge of the Empire Roleplaying Game (Beta), Beyond the Rim, Game Master's Kit, and several more. See the complete Star Wars: Edge of the Empire series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

      Edge of Empire analyzes the emergence of Montevideo as a hot spot of Atlantic trade and regional center of power, often opposing Buenos Aires. By focusing on commercial and social networks in the Rio de la Plata region, the book examines how Montevideo merchant elites used transimperial connections to expand their influence and how their trade. “Eugenics at the Edges of Empire is an essential contribution for researchers across humanities and social science disciplines interested in the history of eugenics.” (Jennifer S. Kain, Historical Records of Australian Science, Vol. 31, ).


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The essays in Edges of Empire book volume explore the connections and cross-fertilizations that occur across cultural boundaries via the analysis of Ottoman and North African art practices, as well as the visual. About this book. Edges of Empire is a timely reassessment of the history and legacy of Orientalist art and visual culture through its focus on the intersection between modernization, modernism and Orientalism.

Covers indigenous art and agency, contemporary practices of collection and display, and a survey of key Orientalist tropes. Written and researched on four continents, Edge of Empire enters a world where people lived, loved, mingled, and identified with one another in ways richer and more complex than previous accounts have led us to believe were possible.

And as this book demonstrates, traces of that world remain tangible—and topical— by:   Edges of Empire is a timely reassessment of the history and legacy of Orientalist art and visual culture through its focus on the intersection between modernization, modernism and Orientalism.

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From the Edges of Empire includes 15 stories from 14 authors, from family historians to award-winning historians. Some of these include Alison Alexander, winner of the National Biography Award for her book on Jane Franklin; Cassandra Pybus, author of 11 books; and Ralph Crane who has written or edited 21 books.

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In this imaginative book, Maya Jasanoff uncovers the extraordinary stories of collectors who lived on the frontiers of the British Empire in India and Egypt, tracing their exploits to tell an intimate history of imperialism/5.

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