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Creator:
Kriz, Kay Dian, 1945-
Title(s):

Slavery, sugar, and the culture of refinement : picturing the British West Indies, 1700-1840 / Kay Dian Kriz.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press : c2008.
Physical Description:
ix, 284 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N8214.5.W38 K75 2008 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Art, British -- 18th century.
Art, British -- 19th century.
Black people in art.
Slavery in art.
Social classes in art.
West Indies, British -- In art.
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