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The Resource Peoples on parade : exhibitions, empire, and anthropology in nineteenth century Britain, Sadiah Qureshi

Peoples on parade : exhibitions, empire, and anthropology in nineteenth century Britain, Sadiah Qureshi

Label
Peoples on parade : exhibitions, empire, and anthropology in nineteenth century Britain
Title
Peoples on parade
Title remainder
exhibitions, empire, and anthropology in nineteenth century Britain
Statement of responsibility
Sadiah Qureshi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In May 1853, Charles Dickens paid a visit to the & ldquo;savages at Hyde Park Corner, & rdquo; an exhibition of thirteen imported Zulus performing cultural rites ranging from songs and dances to a & ldquo;witch-hunt & rdquo; and marriage ceremony. Dickens was not the only Londoner intrigued by these & ldquo;living curiosities & rdquo;: displayed foreign peoples provided some of the most popular public entertainments of their day. At first, such shows tended to be small-scale entrepreneurial speculations of just a single person or a small group. By the end of the century, performers were being imported
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Qureshi, Sadiah
Dewey number
305.80074/421
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN36.G72
LC item number
L678 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indigenous peoples
  • Exhibitions
  • Anthropology in popular culture
  • Ethnic performing arts
  • Human beings
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Anthropology, Cultural
  • Native peoples
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Society
  • Anthropology in popular culture
  • Ethnic performing arts
  • Exhibitions
  • Manners and customs
  • Race relations
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • Ethnologie
  • Imperialismus
  • Völkerkundliche Schaustellung
  • Öffentlichkeit
  • Großbritannien
  • Imperialismus
  • Völkerkundliche Schaustellung
  • Ethnologie
  • Großbritannien
Label
Peoples on parade : exhibitions, empire, and anthropology in nineteenth century Britain, Sadiah Qureshi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-375) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Ladies and Gentlemen, I Bring You . . .; Part One: Street Spectacles; 1: Glimpsing Urban Savages; 2: Artful Promotion; Part Two: Metropolitan Encounters; 3: Managing Performance; 4: Recruiting Entertainers; 5: Interpreting Exhibitions; Part Three: The Natural History of Race; 6: Transforming "Unfruitful Wonder"; 7: The End of an Affair; Conclusion: Afterlives; Acknowledgments; Appendix: Terminology; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
742378881
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (382 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226700984
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 7009997
  • 99946982694
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a6e3ff48-177a-4478-b254-c263f26183ae
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742378881
Label
Peoples on parade : exhibitions, empire, and anthropology in nineteenth century Britain, Sadiah Qureshi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-375) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Ladies and Gentlemen, I Bring You . . .; Part One: Street Spectacles; 1: Glimpsing Urban Savages; 2: Artful Promotion; Part Two: Metropolitan Encounters; 3: Managing Performance; 4: Recruiting Entertainers; 5: Interpreting Exhibitions; Part Three: The Natural History of Race; 6: Transforming "Unfruitful Wonder"; 7: The End of an Affair; Conclusion: Afterlives; Acknowledgments; Appendix: Terminology; Abbreviations; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
742378881
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (382 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226700984
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
  • 7009997
  • 99946982694
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a6e3ff48-177a-4478-b254-c263f26183ae
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742378881

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