Globalization And The Great Exhibition: The Victorian New World Order by Paul Young

Globalization And The Great Exhibition: The Victorian New World Order

byPaul Young

Hardcover | January 29, 2009

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This book examines the Great Exhibition as a decisive moment in the formation of a capitalist world picture. In so doing it foregrounds a vision of peace and progress which took hold of British society, within the Crystal Palace and beyond. It emphasizes too that this Victorian understanding of global order legitimized imperial ambition.

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PAUL YOUNG is Lecturer in Victorian Literature and Culture at the University of Exeter, UK.
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Title:Globalization And The Great Exhibition: The Victorian New World OrderFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.03 inPublished:January 29, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230520758

ISBN - 13:9780230520752

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Table of Contents

Contents
Introduction: The Millennial Dream
The Great Family of Man
Geography Made Easy
Reorienting the World
Pax Britannica
Postscript: America, Anglobalization and the Great Exhibition
Works cited
Index