Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 February 2018

200 Pages | 120 black & white illustrations

10.4 x 8.3 inches

ISBN: 9781526122940

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Empire and art

British India

First Edition

Edited by Renate Dohmen

Published by Manchester University Press

Art and its Global Histories

  • The book provides an accessible and concise overview of Anglo-Indian aesthetic inter-actions during the Raj that ranges across the spectrum of the visual art
  • The book uniquely raises the topical question of the global in relation to the visual arts and questions of empire and is focused on British India
  • The book makes a genuine contribution to debates around British art and empire by presenting the issues across a broad spectrum of visual disciplines
  • The book accessibly explores questions of transculturation in the Anglo-Indian colonial encounter by focusing on a wide-range of examples across the visual spectrum that are examined in detail

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