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From archaeology to spectacle in Victorian Britain

Shawn Malley

From archaeology to spectacle in Victorian Britain

the case of Assyria, 1845-1854

by Shawn Malley

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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, England, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • British Foreign public opinion,
  • Popular culture,
  • Antiquities,
  • Archaeology,
  • Public opinion,
  • Archaeologists,
  • Imperialism,
  • In popular culture,
  • Biography,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Shawn Malley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS69.6 .M36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25025611M
    ISBN 109781409426899, 9781409426905
    LC Control Number2011035635

    Description of the book "A Brief History of Life in Victorian Britain": The Victorian era has dominated the popular imagination like no other period, but these myths and stories also give a very distorted view of the 19th century. Books to Dig into. From Archaeology to Spectacle in Victorian Britain: The Case of Assyria, – by Shawn Malley. Jaqueline S. du Toit, Ph.D. 76(4), pp. – First Page | PDF ( KB) | Permissions.

      These newly published books show how complex a business Victorian self-definition and self-understanding is: between public shows and grand opera, anthropology and history, religion and novels, science and painting, an image of what Western culture is, and should be, was being forged – and we are all still the heirs of this work of historical. It also discusses the growth of spectacle and the taste of the public for it, examining the influence of painting, archaeology, history, and the trend towards realism in stage production. An explanation of the working of spectacle in Shakespeare, pantomime and melodrama is followed by detailed reconstructions of the spectacle productions of.

    Victorian era, the period between about and , corresponding roughly to the period of Queen Victoria’s reign (–) and characterized by a class-based society, a growing number of people able to vote, a growing state and economy, and Britain’s status as the most powerful empire in the world. Discover how attitudes to a woman's place changed, as charitable missions began to extend the female role of service, and Victorian feminism began to emerge as a potent political force.


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