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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 e-book to situate the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 in a very international context. Addressing nationwide, imperial, and foreign subject matters, this selection of essays considers the importance of the Exhibition either for its British hosts and their relationships to the broader global, and for individuals from all over the world. How did the Exhibition attach London, England, vital British colonies, and critical engaging geographical regions together with Russia, Greece, Germany and the Ottoman Empire? How may we predict concerning the indicates, viewers and organizers in gentle of what the Exhibition instructed approximately Britain’s position within the worldwide community?

Contributors from quite a few educational disciplines solution those and different questions via targeting the numerous indicates, guides, viewers and organizers in Britain and in other places. The essays extend our realizing of the meanings, roles and legacies of the good Exhibition for British society and the broader global, in addition to the ways in which this pivotal occasion formed Britain’s and different partaking international locations’ conceptions of and destinations in the wider nineteenth-century world.

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