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The visitors : culture shock in nineteenth-century Britain

Author: Rupert Christiansen
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of some of the remarkable foreigners who came to 19th-century Britain bringing with them new ideas, values and skills. These people succeeded in cracking open the country's insularity,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Christiansen, Rupert.
Visitors.
London : Chatto & Windus, 2000
(OCoLC)606324979
Named Person: Théodore Géricault; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Richard Wagner; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Théodore Géricault; Richard Wagner
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rupert Christiansen
ISBN: 1856197859 9781856197854
OCLC Number: 43377402
Description: 271 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Théodore Géricault, painter --
Richard Wagner, composer --
Ralph Waldo Emerson, philosopher --
The psychic cloud: Yankee spirit-rappers --
Sporting chances: Australian cricketers --
The teetotum spin: exotic dancers.
Responsibility: Rupert Christiansen.
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