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Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Religion and the Great Exhibition of 1851

Author: G N Cantor
Publisher: [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Essay : EnglishView all editions and formats

An innovative reappraisal of the Great Exhibition of 1851, demonstrating that it was widely understood by contemporaries to possess a religious dimension and that it generated controversy among  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Llibres electrònics
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: G N Cantor
OCLC Number: 804777310
Notes: Descripció del recurs: el 28 juny 2011.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Fears and Dangers ; 3. Preparing for the Exhibition ; 4. Religious Organizations ; 5. On Display: the Building, its Contents, and English Protestantism ; 6. Things Seen and Unseen ; 7. Catholic, Secular, and Jewish Perceptions ; 8. Paradise Regained ; 9. The Exhibition: Close and Retrospect
Responsibility: Geoffrey Cantor.


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