By Jeffrey A. Auerbach,Peter H. Hoffenberg

ISBN-10: 0754662411

ISBN-13: 9780754662419

Britain, the Empire, and the realm on the nice Exhibition is the 1st publication to situate the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 in a really worldwide context. Addressing nationwide, imperial, and foreign subject matters, this choice of essays considers the importance of the Exhibition either for its British hosts and their relationships to the broader international, and for contributors from worldwide. How did the Exhibition attach London, England, vital British colonies, and important partaking geographical regions together with Russia, Greece, Germany and the Ottoman Empire? How may we predict concerning the indicates, viewers and organizers in gentle of what the Exhibition steered approximately Britain’s position within the international neighborhood? individuals from numerous educational disciplines resolution those and different questions via targeting the various shows, guides, viewers and organizers in Britain and somewhere else. The essays extend our realizing of the meanings, roles and legacies of the nice Exhibition for British society and the broader international, in addition to the ways in which this pivotal occasion formed Britain’s and different engaging international locations’ conceptions of and destinations in the wider nineteenth-century world.

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