The Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebook by Jonathan ShearsThe Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebook by Jonathan Shears

The Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebook

byJonathan Shears

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The Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebook is the first anthology of its kind. It presents a comprehensive array of carefully selected primary documents, sourced from the period before, during and after the Exhibition in Hyde Park in 1851. Drawing on contemporary newspapers and periodicals, thearchives of the Royal Commission, diaries, journals, celebratory poems and essays, many of these documents are reproduced in their entirety, and in the same place, for the first time. The book provides an unparalleled resource for teachers and students of the Exhibition and a starting point for researchers new to the subject. Subdivided into six chapters - Origins and organisation, Display, Nation, empire and ethnicity, Gender, Class and Afterlives - it represents the currentscholarly debates about the Exhibition, orientating readers with helpful, critically informed, introductions. What was the Great Exhibition and what did it mean? Readers of The Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebook will take great pleasure in finding out.

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Jonathan Shears is Senior Lecturer at Keele University.

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Title:The Great Exhibition, 1851: A sourcebookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.2 × 6.1 × 0.68 inPublished:July 7, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0719099137

ISBN - 13:9780719099137

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