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From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire, C.1800-1940

edited by Astrid Swenson and Peter Mandler
Format
Book
Published
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Language
English
Variant Title
Britain and the heritage of empire, c.1800-1940
Series
Proceedings of the British Academy
ISBN
9780197265413 (hbk.), 0197265413 (hbk.)
Contents
  • The heritage of empire / Astrid Swenson
  • Of doubtful antiquity : fighting for the past in the Crimean War / Edmund Richardson
  • Officers and gentlemen? : Roman Britain and the British Empire / Mary Beard
  • Unity out of diversity? : the making of a modern Christian monument in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan / Robin Cormack
  • Unholy water : archaeology, the Bible, and the first Aswan Dam / David Gange
  • The Cotswolds in Jerusalem : restoration and empire / Simon Goldhill
  • Appropriation to supremacy : ideas of the 'native' in the rise of British Imperial Heritage / Sujit Sivasundaram
  • Monument preservation and the vexing question of religious structures in Colonial India / Indra Sengupta
  • Representing Ancient Egypt at imperial high noon (1882-1922) : Egyptological careers and artistic allegories of civilization / Donald Malcolm Reid
  • Publication as preservation at a remote Maya site in the early twentieth century / Donna Yates
  • Plunder or preservation? : negotiating an Anglo-American heritage in the later nineteenth century in the Old World and the New : Shakespeare's birthplace, Niagara Falls, and Carlyle's house / Melanie Hall
  • Dying Americans : race, extinction, and conservation in the New World / Sadiah Qureshi.
Description
xii, 304 pages : illustrations, maps, plans ; 25 cm.
Notes
  • Papers presented at a conference held in Cambridge, England, in March, 2009.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Proceedings of the British Academy ; 187
Proceedings of the British Academy 187
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