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The Resource Human zoos : the invention of the savage, devised and edited by Pascal Blanchard, Gilles Boëtsch and Nanette Jacomijn Snoep ; presented by Lilian Thuram ; [Deke Dusinberre et. al., translators.]

Human zoos : the invention of the savage, devised and edited by Pascal Blanchard, Gilles Boëtsch and Nanette Jacomijn Snoep ; presented by Lilian Thuram ; [Deke Dusinberre et. al., translators.]

Label
Human zoos : the invention of the savage
Title
Human zoos
Title remainder
the invention of the savage
Statement of responsibility
devised and edited by Pascal Blanchard, Gilles Boëtsch and Nanette Jacomijn Snoep ; presented by Lilian Thuram ; [Deke Dusinberre et. al., translators.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Illustrates the construction of the primitive and other in nineteenth century visual and exhibition culture; includes images of Aborigines (Billy, Jenny and Toby, Paris, 1885) p. 244-245 and (Crystal Place, 1884) p. 314; see Poignant (1993); Brook Andrews "Sexy and Dangerous" (1996) p. 346; critique of the human zoo as ethical and aesthetic performance
Cataloging source
DLM
Dewey number
  • 305.8
  • 704.03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blanchard, Pascal
  • Boettcher, Barry
  • Jacomijn Snoep, Nanette
  • Thuram, Lilian
  • Musée du Quai Branly (Paris, France)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tambo
  • Human zoos
  • Freak shows
  • Anthropology
  • Ethnology
  • Racism
  • Ethnic attitudes
  • Noble savage
Label
Human zoos : the invention of the savage, devised and edited by Pascal Blanchard, Gilles Boëtsch and Nanette Jacomijn Snoep ; presented by Lilian Thuram ; [Deke Dusinberre et. al., translators.]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This work was published to coincide with the show "Exhibitions. The invention of the savage," held at the Musée du Quai Branly from 29 November 2011 to 3 June 2012."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-380)
Contents
Human Zoos : The Invention of the Savage -- pt. 1 Origins & evolutions : From specimen to stage: the birth of a genre; From cabinets of curiosities to the passion for the "Savage" -- Savage imagery; The Jardin d'acclimatation, zoos and naturalization -- pt. 2 Proliferation & apogee : Ethnographic stage, backdrop and props; Exotic people in universal exhibitions and World's Fairs (1851-1937); Colonial exhibitions or the invention of "Natives"; Theatre, circus and cabaret or blurring the lines (1850-1930) -- pt. 3 Developments & legacies: From postcard to cinematograph: inventing reality; Travelling villages or the democratization of the "Savage"; The demise of ethnic exhibitions; The human zoo as (bad) intercultural performance
Control code
000049167067
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9782330002619
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)773375734
Label
Human zoos : the invention of the savage, devised and edited by Pascal Blanchard, Gilles Boëtsch and Nanette Jacomijn Snoep ; presented by Lilian Thuram ; [Deke Dusinberre et. al., translators.]
Publication
Note
"This work was published to coincide with the show "Exhibitions. The invention of the savage," held at the Musée du Quai Branly from 29 November 2011 to 3 June 2012."--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 372-380)
Contents
Human Zoos : The Invention of the Savage -- pt. 1 Origins & evolutions : From specimen to stage: the birth of a genre; From cabinets of curiosities to the passion for the "Savage" -- Savage imagery; The Jardin d'acclimatation, zoos and naturalization -- pt. 2 Proliferation & apogee : Ethnographic stage, backdrop and props; Exotic people in universal exhibitions and World's Fairs (1851-1937); Colonial exhibitions or the invention of "Natives"; Theatre, circus and cabaret or blurring the lines (1850-1930) -- pt. 3 Developments & legacies: From postcard to cinematograph: inventing reality; Travelling villages or the democratization of the "Savage"; The demise of ethnic exhibitions; The human zoo as (bad) intercultural performance
Control code
000049167067
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
382 p.
Isbn
9782330002619
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims, ports
System control number
(OCoLC)773375734

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