Peoples on Parade

Peoples on Parade

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Examines the phenomenon of human exhibitions in nineteenth-century Britain and considers how this legacy informs understandings of race and empire today.... network of telegraphic wires, and cheaper and speedier forms oftravel such as steamships all made it quicker, easier, and less expensive to learn about increasingly far-flung places and their inhabitants. ... The music hall was by far the most accessible ofthe new entertainment forms: the Alhambra in Leicester Square, one of the earliest and most popular, opened in 1860 with a seating capacity of3anbsp;...

Title:Peoples on Parade
Author:Sadiah Qureshi
Publisher:University of Chicago Press - 2011-10-31


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