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Qureshi, Sadiah
Peoples on parade : exhibitions, empire, and anthropology in nineteenth century Britain / Sadiah Qureshi
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  GN36.G72 L678 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Indigenous peoples -- Exhibitions -- History -- 19th century
Exhibitions -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Anthropology in popular culture -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Ethnic performing arts -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century
Human beings -- Exhibitions -- History -- 19th century
Subject Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
Great Britain -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
Physical Description 382 p. : ill. (some col.), plates ; 27 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-375) and index
Contents Introduction : Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you... -- 1. Street spectacles -- Glimpsing urban savages -- Artful promotion -- 2. Metropolitan encounters -- Managing performance -- Recruiting entertainers -- Interpreting exhibitions -- 3. The natural history of race -- Transforming "unfruitful wonder" -- The end of an affair -- Conclusion : afterlives

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