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By Jeffrey A. Auerbach,Jeffrey A, Dr Auerbach,Peter H, Professor Hoffenberg

Britain, the Empire, and the area on the nice Exhibition is the 1st ebook to situate the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 in a really international context. Addressing nationwide, imperial, and overseas topics, this selection of essays considers the importance of the Exhibition either for its British hosts and their relationships to the broader global, and for contributors from around the world. How did the Exhibition attach London, England, vital British colonies, and important partaking realms together with Russia, Greece, Germany and the Ottoman Empire? How may perhaps we expect concerning the indicates, viewers and organizers in gentle of what the Exhibition instructed approximately Britain’s position within the worldwide community?

Contributors from a variety of educational disciplines resolution those and different questions by means of concentrating on the numerous shows, courses, viewers and organizers in Britain and in different places. The essays extend our knowing of the meanings, roles and legacies of the nice Exhibition for British society and the broader global, in addition to the ways in which this pivotal occasion formed Britain’s and different engaging countries’ conceptions of and destinations in the wider nineteenth-century world.

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