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Week 10 Exhibiting Empire: Colonial Displays

Core Readings:

Annie Coombes, Reinventing Africa: Museums, Material Culture and Popular Imagination (1994).

Further Readings:

David Cannadine, Ornamentalism: How the British Saw Their Empire (2001).

Richard Drayton, Nature’s Government: Science, British Imperialism and the ‘Improvement’ of the World (2000).

Felix Driver and David Gilbert, eds., Imperial Cities: Landscape, Display and Identity (1999).

Peter Hoffenberg, An Empire on Display: English, Indian and Australian Exhibitions from the CrystalPalaceto the Great War (2000).