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Cultures of Decolonisation: Transnational productions and practices, 1945-70

Ruth Craggs and Claire Wintle (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719096525
eISBN:
9781526104335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096525.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

What were the distinctive cultures of decolonisation that emerged in the years between 1945 and 1970, and what can they uncover about the complexities of the ‘end of empire’ as a process? Cultures of ... More


After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

‘The 10th of June, 1854, promises to be a day scarcely less memorable in the social history of the present age than was the 1st of May, 1851’ boasted the Chronicleon 10 June 1854, comparing the ... More


Image Operations: Visual media and political conflict

Jens Eder and Charlotte Klonk (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526107213
eISBN:
9781526120984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526107213.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Still and moving images are crucial factors in contemporary political conflicts. They not only have representational, expressive or illustrative functions, but also augment and create significant ... More


Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

J. Michelle Coghlan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In refocusing attention on the Paris Commune as a key event in American political and cultural memory, Sensational Internationalism radically changes our understanding of the relationship between ... More


Contesting Views: The Visual Economy of France and Algeria

Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318849
eISBN:
9781846317958
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318849.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Fifty years after Algerian independence, the legacy of France's Algerian past, and the ongoing complexities of the Franco-Algerian relationship, remain a key preoccupation in both countries. A ... More


Clocks, monsters, and drolls:: Gender, race, nation, and the amusements of London fairs

Anne Wohlcke

in The 'perpetual fair': Gender, disorder and urban amusement in eighteenth-century London

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719090912
eISBN:
9781781706442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090912.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

Chapter six examines what a popular audience of London’s inhabitants – elite and non-elite – gained from their consumption of fair amusements. Though urban officials and middling social reformers ... More


Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics, and the Struggle for the Streets in Chile

Camilo D. Trumper

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520289901
eISBN:
9780520964303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520289901.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Ephemeral Histories: Public Art, Politics and the Struggle for the Street in Chile is a cultural history of the street in Chile during the presidency of Salvador Allende, the hemisphere’s first ... More


Framing the Pétroleuse: Postbellum Poetry and the Visual Culture of Gender Panic

J. Michelle Coghlan

in Sensational Internationalism: The Paris Commune and the Remapping of American Memory in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474411202
eISBN:
9781474426800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411202.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Both during the 1871 uprising and in the wake of the Commune’s fall, Americans encountered unsettling images of female Communards marching across the pages of illustrated periodicals. In turn, a ... More


The armless artist and the lightning cartoonist: performing popular culture at the Crystal Palace <i>c</i>.1900

Ann Roberts

Kate Nichols and Sarah Victoria Turner (eds)

in After 1851: The Material and Visual Cultures of the Crystal Palace at Sydenham

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780719096495
eISBN:
9781526124135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096495.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Discussions of art at the Crystal Palace have largely focussed on sculpture and architecture from the past contained in its Fine Arts Courts. This chapter explores the role of art via a different ... More


Amateur film: Meaning and practice c. 1927–77

Heather Norris Nicholson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719077739
eISBN:
9781781704547
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Amateur film: Meaning and practice 1927–77 traces the development of non-professional interests in making and showing film. It explores how amateur cinematography gained a following among the ... More


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