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Slavery and the culture of taste, Simon Gikandi

Label
Slavery and the culture of taste
Title
Slavery and the culture of taste
Statement of responsibility
Simon Gikandi
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It would be easy to assume that, in the eighteenth century, slavery and the culture of taste--the world of politeness, manners, and aesthetics--existed as separate and unequal domains, unrelated in the spheres of social life. But to the contrary, Slavery and the Culture of Taste demonstrates that these two areas of modernity were surprisingly entwined. Ranging across Britain, the antebellum South, and the West Indies, and examining vast archives, including portraits, period paintings, personal narratives, and diaries, Simon Gikandi illustrates how the violence and ugliness of enslavement actua
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gikandi, Simon
Dewey number
306.3/6209033
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PN56.S5765
LC item number
G55 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
PN56.S5765
NAL item number
(INTERNET)
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery in literature
  • Slavery
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Slavery in literature
  • Slavery
  • Ästhetik
  • Höflichkeit
  • Moral
  • Sklaverei
  • Umgangsformen
  • Großbritannien
  • Karibik
  • USA
  • Sklave
  • Sklaverei
  • Kultur
  • Ästhetik
  • Motiv
  • Großbritannien
  • USA
Label
Slavery and the culture of taste, Simon Gikandi
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-352) 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
Overture: sensibility in the age of slavery -- Intersections: taste, slavery, and the modern self -- Unspeakable events: slavery and white self-fashioning -- Close encounters: taste and the taint of slavery -- "Popping sorrow": loss and the transformation of servitude -- The ontology of play: mimicry and the counterculture of taste
Control code
744465979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840113
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsn2w
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744465979
Label
Slavery and the culture of taste, Simon Gikandi
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-352) 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
Overture: sensibility in the age of slavery -- Intersections: taste, slavery, and the modern self -- Unspeakable events: slavery and white self-fashioning -- Close encounters: taste and the taint of slavery -- "Popping sorrow": loss and the transformation of servitude -- The ontology of play: mimicry and the counterculture of taste
Control code
744465979
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400840113
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttsn2w
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)744465979

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