Imperial Landscapes

Britain's Global Visual Culture, 1745-1820
Author(s): 
Crowley, John E.
ISBN: 
9780300170504
Date published: 
April 2011
Hardback
Price: 
£45.00
Pages: 
320

In response to conquests in mid-18th-century wars, Britons developed a keen interest in how their colonies actually looked. This book examines the country's early imperial landscape art from a comparative perspective. It offers an historical analysis of how British visual culture entwined with the politics of colonization.