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

Britain, the Empire, and the realm on the nice Exhibition is the 1st booklet to situate the Crystal Palace Exhibition of 1851 in a very worldwide context. Addressing nationwide, imperial, and overseas issues, 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 world wide. How did the Exhibition attach London, England, vital British colonies, and critical partaking geographical regions together with Russia, Greece, Germany and the Ottoman Empire? How may we expect in regards to the shows, viewers and organizers in gentle of what the Exhibition recommended approximately Britain’s position within the international community?

Contributors from a variety of educational disciplines solution those and different questions via targeting the various 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 engaging countries’ conceptions of and destinations in the wider nineteenth-century world.

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