Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 February 2016

268 Pages | 50 black & white illustrations

9.44 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719096464

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Art versus industry?

New perspectives on visual and industrial cultures in nineteenth-century Britain

First Edition

Edited by Kate Nichols, Rebecca Wade, and Gabrielle Williams

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Design MUP

  • A success in hardback, now available in a more accessible format
  • Provides detailed case studies on the relationship between art and industry, including the arts and crafts movement and the London and Paris International Exhibitions
  • Contributors are leading academics in the fields of art history, museums studies and the history and philosophy of science
  • Presents new research on the intersections between the visual arts and industry in Britain during the nineteenth century
  • Accounts of local activity in Britain and its colonies extends the understanding of education, design reform and industrial exhibitions beyond London

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