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Creator:
Quilley, Geoff.
Title(s):

Empire to nation : art, history and the visualization of maritime Britain 1768-1829 / Geoff Quilley.

Additional Title(s):

Art, history and the visualization of maritime Britain 1768-1829

Published/Created:
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2011.
Physical Description:
vii, 294 p. : ill (mostly col.) ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N72.N38 Q55 2011 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art".
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Marine art, British -- 18th century.
Marine art, British -- 19th century.
National characteristics, British, in art.
Nationalism and art -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Nationalism and art -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
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  • Introduction
  • The pen in the first person : the artist as eyewitness on voyages of exploration
  • 'Tahiti revisited' : the historicizing visual order of the world in the art of Cook's voyages
  • A sea of faith : visualizing maritime Britain and the articulation of national identity in the Atlantic world
  • 'Framed by a Black': shipwreck and masculinity in the Black Atlantic
  • Commerce, luxury and the moralization of shipwreck : the East India Company
  • The image of the sailor
  • War and Britishness
  • Battle of the pictures : painting the history of Trafalgar
  • Conclusion.