Picturing Imperial Power: Colonial Subjects in Eighteenth-Century British Painting
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Picturing Imperial Power: Colonial Subjects in Eighteenth-Century British Painting

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ISBN-13:
9780822323051
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.02.1999
Seiten:
320
Autor:
Beth Fowkes Tobin
Gewicht:
730 g
Format:
241x164x29 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

CONTENTS List of illustrations; Acknowledgements Introduction: toward a cultural history of colonialism Bringing the empire home: the black servant in domestic portraiture Native land and foreign desires: William Penn's Treaty with the Indians Cultural cross-dressing in British America: portraits of British officers and Mohawk warriors Accommodating India: domestic arrangements in Anglo-Indian family portraiture Taxonomy and agency in Brunias's West Indian paintings Imperial designs: botanical illustration and the British botanic empire The imperial politics of the local and the universal Notes; Bibliography; Index
An interdisciplinary study of visual representations of British colonial power in the eighteenth century.