Edges of Empire

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Orientalism and Visual Culture

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<i>Edges of Empire</i> is a timely reassessment of the history and legacy of Orientalist art and visual culture through its focus on the intersection between modernization, modernism and Orientalism. <br /> <ul class=”noindent”> <li>Covers indigenous art and agency, contemporary practices of collection and display, and a survey of key Orientalist tropes<br /> </li> <li>Contains original essays on new perspectives for scholars and students of art history, architecture, museum studies and cultural and postcolonial studies<br /> </li> <li>Highlights contested identities and new definitions of self through topics such as 19th century monuments to Empire, cultural cross-dressing, performance and display at the international exhibitions, and contemporary museological practice.</li> </ul>

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