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Aguirre, Robert D.

Informal empire : Mexico and Central America in Victorian culture / Robert D. Aguirre.

Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2005.
Physical Description:
xxix, 198 p. : ill., 1 map ; 23 cm.
Reference Library
F1228.5.G7 A34 2005 (LC)
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Table of contents
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-190) and index.
Subject Terms:
Central America -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Great Britain.
Central America -- Foreign public opinion, British.
Central America -- Relations -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Civilization -- American influences.
Great Britain -- Relations -- Central America.
Great Britain -- Relations -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- Great Britain.
Mexico -- Foreign public opinion, British.
Mexico -- Relations -- Great Britain.

  • "Open for inspection" : Mexico at the Egyptian Hall in 1824
  • Buena vista : panoramas and the visualization of conquest
  • Agencies of the letter : the British Museum, the Foreign Office, and the ruins of Central America
  • Freak show : the Aztec children and the ruins of race.