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Novelty fair: British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition

Jo Briggs

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089640
eISBN:
9781526109590
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089640.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Art History

First performed on 21 May 1850, the satirical play Novelty Fair; or Hints for 1851 opened at almost exactly the middle of the 19th century. Its plot juxtaposes 1848, Chartism and republicanism, with ... More


The Power of News: The History of Reuters

Donald Read

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207689
eISBN:
9780191677779
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207689.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, British and Irish Modern History

This is the story of Reuters, the international news agency. In 1851 Julius Reuter set up the London organization which was eventually to extend throughout most of the world. Over a century later, ... More


Conclusion: Novelty Fair, burlesquing history

Jo Briggs

in Novelty fair: British visual culture between Chartism and the Great Exhibition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719089640
eISBN:
9781526109590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089640.003.0008
Subject:
Art, Art History

In conclusion I reflect on the points of overlap between the visual culture of 1848 and 1851. Despite the very different scholarly treatment that each year has so far received, when the selection of ... More


The Slave Trade during European Domination of the Mediterranean, 1815–1841

Ismael M. Montana

in The Abolition of Slavery in Ottoman Tunisia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044828
eISBN:
9780813046419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044828.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

After the Napoleonic wars, the years 1815-1841 saw a consolidation of British maritime domination of the Mediterranean, the French occupation of Algiers, and Ottoman manoeuvres to counter these ... More


Minnesota

Charlotte Adelman and Bernard L Schwartz

in Prairie Directory of North America: The United States, Canada, and Mexico

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195366945
eISBN:
9780190267759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195366945.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter provides a historical background of Minnesota's prairies followed by a list of prairies by county. Each site is briefly described, followed by symbols showing site features, a brief ... More


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