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Title:
Victorian Jamaica
Author:
Barringer, T. J., editor.
ISBN:
9780822374626
Physical Description:
1 online resource (xx, 722 pages) : illustrations
Contents:
Object lessons : Introduction to the vignettes / Wayne Modest and Tim Barringer -- The Cruickshank lock, ca.1838 / Wayne Modest -- Ralph Turnbull, table, ca.1830-40 / John Cross -- A tread-mill scene in Jamaica, 1837 / Diana Paton -- Sligoville with mission premises, 1843 / Catherine Hall -- A view of Coke Chapel from the parade, ca.1846-47 / James Robertson -- The ordinance of baptism / Dianne M. Stewart -- Kidd's new plan of the city of Kingston, Jamaica, 1854 / Rivke Jaffe -- Grave of eighty rebels near Morant Bay, Jamaica / Wayne Modest -- Map recording the rebellion of 1865 / Gad Heuman -- Frederic Church, the Vale of St Thomas, Jamaica, 1867 / Jennifer Raab -- R. Hay, Newcastle, Jamaica / Tim Barringer -- Opening of railway line at Porus / James Robertson -- Day school children, Jamaica / Patrick Bryan -- Wedding group, Jamaica / Tony Bogues -- Child's outdoor cap. lace-bark, ca. 1850?61 / Steeve O. Buckridge -- Portrait of a woman of Chinese origin, ca. 1895-1905 / Patrick Bryan -- Count Gleichen, Mary Seacole, 1871 / Jan Marsh -- Mrs Lionel Lee, Fatima, 1886 / Erica M. James -- Selection of Jamaican wood samples made for the 1891 exhibition / Veerle Poupeye, Nicole Smythe-Johnson, and O'Neil Lawrence -- Illustration of an obeah figure, 1893 / Diana Paton -- A Duperly and sons, Castleton gardens / Krista A. Thompson -- Mrs Lionel Lee, Queen Victoria, 1915 / Petrina Dacres -- Making Victorian subjects -- State formation in Victorian Jamaica / Diana Paton -- Victorian Jamaica: the view from the colonial office / Gad Heuman -- Liberalism, colonial power, subjectivities and the technologies of pastoral coloniality: the Jamaican case / Tony Bogues -- Dirt, disease and difference in Victorian Jamaica: the politics of sanitary reform in the Milroy report of 1852 / Rivke Jaffe -- Creating good colonial citizens: industrial schools and reformatories in Victorian Jamaica / Shani Roper -- Botany in Victorian Jamaica / Mark Nesbitt -- Victorian sport in Jamaica / Julian Cresser -- Re-writing the past: imperial histories of the antislavery nation / Catherine Hall -- Visual and material cultures -- Land, labor, landscape: views of the plantation / Tim Barringer -- The Duperly family and photography in Victorian Jamaica / David Boxer -- Noel B. Livingston's gallery of illustrious Jamaicans / Gillian Forrester -- Picturing South Asians in Victorian Jamaica / Anna Arabindan-Kesson -- Victorian furniture in Jamaica / John Cross -- Jamaica's Victorian architectures: 1834?1907 / James Robertson -- Jamaican vernacular 'architecture in the Victorian era / Elizabeth Pigou-Denis -- 'Keeping alive before the people's eyes this great event': Kingston's Queen Victorian monument / Petrina Dacres -- 'A period of exhibitions?: world's fairs, museums and the labouring black body in Jamaica / Wayne Modest -- Race, performance, ritual -- "Most intensely Jamaican": the rise of brown identity in Jamaicas / Belinda Edmundson -- 'Black skin, white mask' race, class and the politics of dress in Victorian Jamaican society / Steeve O. Buckridge -- African religious cultures in Victorian Jamaica / Dianne M. Stewart -- Jamaican performance in the age of emancipation / Nadia Ellis -- Musical or not musical: black Jamaica and the Victorian musical imaginary / Daniel Neely -- "A mysterious murder": considering Jamaican Victorianism / Faith Smith.
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Featuring 270 full color images, Victorian Jamaica explores the extraordinary archive of visual representation and material objects to provide a comprehensive and pluralistic account of Jamaican society during Queen Victoria's reign, thereby expanding our understanding of the wider history of the British Empire and Atlantic world during this period.