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 Music's Empire

Vanessa Agnew

in Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195336665
eISBN:
9780199868544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195336665.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, Western

In examining the status of music in the cross-cultural encounter, this chapter focuses on Captain Cook's second voyage (1772-5) and the role played by Burney's son James and the German naturalist ... More


An Encounter with Violence in Paradise: Georg Forster’s Reflections on War in Aotearoa, Tahiti, and Tonga (1772–1775)

Gundolf Krüger

in Changing Contexts, Shifting Meanings: Transformations of Cultural Traditions in Oceania

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833664
eISBN:
9780824870355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833664.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on young Georg Forster, who sailed with James Cook on his second voyage between 1772 and 1775. It describes how Forster sought to extract meaning from the material manifestations ... More


Aeneas Fragment and the Enigma of the End: Georg Forster’s Voyage to the South Pacific and William Hodges’s Views of the Monuments of Easter Island

Julia Hell

in The Conquest of Ruins: The Third Reich and the Fall of Rome

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226588056
eISBN:
9780226588223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226588223.003.0010
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter explores Georg Forster’s Voyage ‘Round the World and William Hodges’s A View of the Monuments of Easter Island. The author studies the strong imperial intertextuality and intervisuality ... More


Cosmopolitan Quandaries: Among Savages, Far and Near

T.J. Reed

in Light in Germany: Scenes from an Unknown Enlightenment

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226205106
eISBN:
9780226205243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226205243.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The work of Georg Forster is a sobering example of Enlightenment principles being tested against the contemporary world—across the globe on Captain Cook’s second circumnavigation, where Europeans met ... More


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