An empire on display : English, Indian, and Australian exhibitions from the Crystal Palace to the Great War / Peter H. Hoffenberg

Author(s): Hoffenberg, Peter H., 1960-
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Subjects: Exhibitions--Great Britain--History
Exhibitions--India--History
Exhibitions--Australia--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2001
LC Classification: T
Physical Description: xxvii, 418 p., [17] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. Exhibitions and the New Imperialism 1
2. The Exhibition Wallahs: Commissioners and the Production of Imperial Knowledge 31
3. Commissioners and the State: Power and Controversy at the Exhibitions 63
4. Consumers, Producers, and Markets: The Political Economy of Imperial Federation 99
5. Terrae Nullius?: Australia and India at Overseas Exhibitions 129
6. Machines-in-Motion: Technology, Labor, and the Ironies of Industrialism 166
7. Imperial and National Taxonomies: Entertaining and Policing Exhibition Visitors 203
8. The Imperial Pilgrims' Progress: Ceremonies, Tourism, and Epic Theater at the Exhibitions 242
Epilogue: Recessional: Imperial Culture and Colonial Nationalism 273
App. A. Major Australian, English, and Indian Exhibitions, 1851-1914 279
App. B. Prominent Exhibition Commissioners, 1851-1914 281
App. C. English Government Expenditures for Selected Exhibitions, 1851-1914 286
Notes 287
Select Bibliography 379
Index 405
Notes: LCCN: 00059003
ISBN: 0520218914 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-404) and index
OCLC Number: 44713245
ISBN/ISSN: 0520218914