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Empire to nation : art, history and the visualization of maritime Britain, 1768-1829 / Geoff Quilley
Bib ID 5975422
Format BookBook
Author
Quilley, Geoff
 
Description New Haven [Conn.] : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, ©2011 
vii, 294 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm. 
ISBN 9780300175684
030017568X
Full contents
  • Introduction
  • The pen in the first person : the artist as eyewitness on voyages of exploration
  • 'Tahiti revisited' : the historicizing visual order of the world in the art of Cook's voyages
  • A sea of faith : visualizing maritime Britain and the articulation of national identity in the Atlantic world
  • 'Framed by a Black': shipwreck and masculinity in the Black Atlantic
  • Commerce, luxury and the moralization of shipwreck : the East India Company
  • The image of the sailor
  • War and Britishness
  • Battle of the pictures : painting the history of Trafalgar
  • Conclusion.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-285) and index.

Subjects Nationalism and art -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.  |  Nationalism and art -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.  |  Marine art, British -- 18th century.  |  Marine art, British -- 19th century.  |  National characteristics, British, in art.
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Art, history and the visualization of maritime Britain, 1768-1829

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