Edges of Empire

Orientalism and Visual Culture

by Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones, Mary Roberts

Series: New Interventions in Art History

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  • 1405153067
  • 9781405116886
  • 9781405153065
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.
  • Covers indigenous art and agency, contemporary practices of collection and display, and a survey of key Orientalist tropes
  • Contains original essays on new perspectives for scholars and students of art history, architecture, museum studies and cultural and postcolonial studies
  • Highlights contested identities and new definitions of self through topics such as 19th century monuments to Empire, cultural cross-dressing, performance and display at the international exhibitions, and contemporary museological practice.

  • Wiley; April 2008
  • ISBN: 9781405153065
  • Edition: 1
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  • Title: Edges of Empire
  • Series: New Interventions in Art History
  • Author: Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones (ed.); Mary Roberts (ed.)
  • Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1405153067
  • 9781405116886
  • 9781405153065

About The Author

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).

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1405153067
  • 9781405116886
  • 9781405153065