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Double Vision Art Histories and Colonial Histories in the Pacific

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ISBN-10: 0521659981

ISBN-13: 9780521659987

Edition: 1999

Authors: Nicholas Thomas, Diane Losche

List price: $39.99
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Taking as its departure point Bernard Smith's classic study, European Vision and the South Pacific (1960), Double Vision explores the ambivalences of European perceptions of the Pacific and juxtaposes them with the indigenous visual cultures.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/26/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Reimagining Juan Fernandez: Probability, possibility and pretence in the South Seas
Images of monarchy: Kamehameha I and the art of Louis Choris
Art as ethnohistorical text: Science, representation and indigenous presence in 18th and 19th century oceanic voyage
The penitentiary as paradise
Under Saturn: Melancholy and the colonial imagination
Looking at Goldie: Face to face with 'All 'e Same t'e Pakeha'
Imaginings Beyond Colonialism
Voices beyond the Pae
The importance of birds: Or, the relationship between art and anthropology reconsidered
Counter-Colonial Imaginings
Past present: The local art of colonial quotation
Australian icons: Notes on perception
Afterword: Clumsy Utopians