Empires of the Imagination: Politics, War, and the Arts in the British World, 1750-1850 (Hardcover)
Politics, War, and the Arts in the British World, 1750-1850
Profile Books(GB), 9781861978592, 514pp.
Publication Date: August 23, 2010
How the culture of power and the power of culture were interwoven and shaped the character of British public life.
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Praise For Empires of the Imagination: Politics, War, and the Arts in the British World, 1750-1850…
"An excellent book, brimming with insights and splendid illustrations ... a sumptuous treat indeed" - Daily Telegraph
"Terrific" - Financial Times
"Chock full of vivid case studies ... beautifully done" - Spectator
"An ambitious, authoritative survey of British visual culture in an age of imperial ascent" - Guardian