Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum

December 18, 1997|
Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum by Tim Barringer
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041. Introduction Part 1:  2. The South Kensington Museum and the Colonial Project  3. Chinese Material Culture and British Perceptions of China in the Mid-Nineteenth Century   4. China in Britain: The Imperial Collections  5. Colonial Architecture, International Exhibitions and Official Patronage of the Indian Artisan: The Case of a Gateway from Gwalior in the Victoria and Albert Museum  6. Stylistic Hybridity and Colonial Art and Design Education: A Wooden Carved Screen by Ram Singh  7. Race, Authenticity and Colonialism: A ''Mustice'' Silversmith in Philadelphia and St. Croix, 1783-1850  8. Domesticating Uzbeks: Central Asians in Soviet Decorative Arts of the Twenties and Thirties  9. Keys to the Magic Kingdom: The Gallery of Transcultural Arts in Bradford Part 2:10. Perspectives on Hinemihi - A Maori Meeting House  11. Maori Vision and the Imperialist Gaze  12. Gathering Souls and Objects: Missionary Collections  13. Photography at the Heart of Darkness: Herbert Lang''s Congo Photographs (1909-15)  14. Taming the Tusk: Belgian Decorative Arts and the Promotion of Ivory as a Colonial Commodity at the 1897 Brussels International Exhibition  Bibliography  Index
Tim Barringer is a lecturer in History of Art at the University of Birmingham, following earlier positions at Birbeck College, University of London and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London.Tom Flynn is a freelance art historian and writer. He is currently completing a book on sculpture and the body.
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Title:Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:240 pages, 9.69 X 6.88 X 0.8 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 9.69 X 6.88 X 0.8 in
Published:December 18, 1997
Publisher:Routledge
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780415157759

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