Imperial cities explores the influence of imperialism in the landscapes of modern European cities including London, Paris, Rome, Vienna, Marseilles, Glasgow and Seville. Examines large-scale architectural schemes and monuments, including the Queen Victoria Memorial in London and the Vittoriano in Rome. Focuses on imperial display throughout the city, from spectacular exhibitions and ceremonies, to more private displays of empire in suburban gardens. Cconsiders the changing cultural and political identities in the imperial city, looking particularly at nationalism, masculinity and anti-imperialism.
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 430 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 16 mm
"This volume will certainly be original, scholarly and important. It is genuinely multi-disciplinary effort and . . . considers a very wide range of very important themes across the arts, humanities and social sciences."--Mike Hefferman, Loughborough University.
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