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Britain's Chinese Eye Literature, Empire, and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Author: Elizabeth Chang
Publisher: Palo Alto Stanford University Press 2010
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book traces the intimate connections between Britain and China throughout the nineteenth century and argues for China's central impact on the modern British visual imagination through a study of gardens, blue and white willow plates, the opium den, and the photograph, and literary texts.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Chang
ISBN: 9780804759458 0804759456 9780804775878 0804775877
OCLC Number: 740849271
Description: 1 online resource (251 Seiten)

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"Elegantly organized . . . [Britain's Chinese Eye] is an admirable account of the role of spectacle and perception in imperial display and dominion. It is an important contribution to empire studies Read more...

 
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