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Culture of Property The Crisis of Liberalism in Modern Britain

ISBN-10: 0226035506

ISBN-13: 9780226035505

Edition: 2004

Authors: Jordanna Bailkin

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Description:

In looking at ownership disputes over art objects & artefacts from the 1870s to the 1920s, Bailkin explores the nature of art as property in Britain during the 'crisis of liberalism' & shows how ideas about art were shaped by the social, political & economic contexts of the time.
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Book details

List price: $40.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 7/15/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 516
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Prelude
Celtic Gold: The Irish Invention of Repatriation
The Art of the Stateless Nation: The National Galleries of Scotland Bill
Picturing Feminism, Selling Liberalism: The Case of Disappearing Holbein
Civics and "Civi-otics" at the London Museum
Conclusion
Notes
Works Cited
Index