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Empire, barbarism, and civilisation

Harriet Guest

Empire, barbarism, and civilisation

James Cook, William Hodges, and the return to the Pacific

by Harriet Guest

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hodges, William, -- 1744-1797,
  • Cook, James, -- 1728-1779 -- Diaries,
  • Travel in literature -- History -- 18th century,
  • Oceania -- In art -- History -- 18th century,
  • Oceania -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800,
  • Oceania -- Foreign public opinion, European -- History -- 18th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [230]-244) and index.

    StatementHarriet Guest.
    GenreDiaries., Early works to 1800.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDU20 .G84 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 249 p., [48] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages249
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19968908M
    ISBN 109780521881944
    LC Control Number2008295218

    The artist William Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage to the South Pacific in His extraordinarily vivid images, read against the fascinating journals of Cook and his companions, reveal as much about European cultures and historiography as about the peoples they visited. In this lively and original book, Harriet Guest discusses Hodges's dramatic landscapes and. Empire, Barbarism, and Civilisation The artist William Hodges accompanied Captain Cook on his sec-ond voyage to the South Pacific in –5. His extraordinarily vivid images, read against the fascinating journals of Cook and his compan-ions, reveal as much about European cultures and historiography as about the peoples they Size: KB.

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    Guest is as acute and informed an art historian as she is a literary critic, and the interdisciplinary approach is one of the book's great strengths. A truly interdisciplinary study, Empire, Barbarism, and Civilisation should find its way onto the bookshelves and into the bibliographies of historians, art historians, and literary critics of Author: Harriet Guest. The Ancient Greek name βάρβαρος (barbaros), "barbarian", was an antonym for πολίτης (politēs), "citizen" (from πόλις – polis, "city-state").The earliest attested form of the word is the Mycenaean Greek 𐀞𐀞𐀫, pa-pa-ro, written in Linear B syllabic script.. The Greeks used the term barbarian for all non-Greek-speaking peoples, including the Egyptians, Persians.


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