Colonialism and the object : empire, material culture, and the museum

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Full title: Colonialism and the object : empire, material culture, and the museum / edited by Tim Barringer and Tom Flynn.
Other authors: Barringer, T. J.
Flynn, Tom, 1956-
Format: Book           


Table of Contents:
  • The South Kensington Museum and the colonial project / Tim Barringer
  • Chinese material culture and British perceptions of China in the mid-nineteenth century / Catherine Pagani
  • China in Britain: the imperial collections / Craig Clunas
  • Colonial architecture, international exhibitions and official patronage of the Indian artisan: the case of a gateway from Gwalior in the Victoria and Albert Museum / Deborah Swallow
  • Stylistic hybridity and colonial art and design education: a wooden carved screen by Ram Singh / Naazish Ata-Ullah
  • Race, authenticity and colonialism: a 'mustice' silversmith in Philadelphia and St. Croix, 1783-1850 / Rachel E.C. Layton
  • Domesticating Uzbeks: Central Asians in Soviet decorative art of the twenties and thirties / Karen Kettering
  • Keys to the magic kingdom: the new transcultural collections of Bradford Art Galleries and Museums / Nima Poovaya-Smith
  • Perspectives on Hinemihi: a Maori meeting house / Eilean Hooper-Greenhill
  • Maori vision and the imperialist gaze / Ngapine Allen
  • Gathering souls and objects: missionary collections / Jeanne Cannizzo
  • Photography at the heart of darkness: Herbert Lang's Congo photographs (1909-15) / Nicholas Mirzoeff
  • Taming the tusk: the revival of chryselephantine sculpture in Belgium during the 1890s / Tom Flynn.