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Description - Edges of Empire by Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones

Edges of Empire is a timely reassessment of the history and legacy of Orientalist art and visual culture through its focus on the intersection between modernization, modernism and Orientalism. Through the analysis of Ottoman and North African art practices, as well as the visual culture of European Orientalism, the essays in this volume explore the connections and cross-fertilizations that occur across cultural boundaries. Contested identities and new definitions of self are highlighted through topics as diverse as 19th century monuments to Empire, cultural cross-dressing, performance and display at the international exhibitions and contemporary museological practice. This is a goundbreaking anthology that will be of great interest to scholars and students of art history, architecture, museum studies and cultural and postcolonial studies.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405116893
ISBN-10: 1405116897
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 155mm x 14mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones

Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones is Professor of Art History and Provost at Richmond, The American International University in London. She is the author of (Re)Forming Identities: Intercultural Education and the Visual Arts (1998). Mary Roberts is the John Schaeffer Lecturer in British Art at the University of Sydney. She has co-edited two books: Orientalism s Interlocutors: Painting, Architecture, Photography (2002) and Refracting Vision: Essays on the Writings of Michael Fried (2000).

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Edges of Empire by Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones
Hardback, September 2005