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The Resource Colonizing nature : the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820, Beth Fowkes Tobin

Colonizing nature : the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820, Beth Fowkes Tobin

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Colonizing nature : the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820
Title
Colonizing nature
Title remainder
the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820
Statement of responsibility
Beth Fowkes Tobin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Tobin, Beth Fowkes
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR129.T76
LC item number
T63 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Gardening
  • Gardening
  • Gardening in literature
  • Colonies in literature
  • Nature in literature
  • Tropics
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Tropics
Label
Colonizing nature : the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820, Beth Fowkes Tobin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-249) and index
Contents
  • Introduction : Troping the tropics and aestheticizing labor -- Tropical bounty, local knowledge, and the imperial georgic -- Provisional economies : slave gardens in the writings of British sojourners -- Land, labor, and the English garden conversation piece in India -- Picturesque ruins, decaying empires, and British imperial character in Hodges's Travels in India -- Seeing, writing, and revision : natural history discourse and Captain Cook's A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the world -- Domesticating the tropics : tropical flowerrs, botanical books, and the culture of collecting --
  • Epilogue : Decolonizing garden history
Control code
55633674
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 255 p.
Isbn
9780812238358
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004052630
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Colonizing nature : the tropics in British arts and letters, 1760-1820, Beth Fowkes Tobin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-249) and index
Contents
  • Introduction : Troping the tropics and aestheticizing labor -- Tropical bounty, local knowledge, and the imperial georgic -- Provisional economies : slave gardens in the writings of British sojourners -- Land, labor, and the English garden conversation piece in India -- Picturesque ruins, decaying empires, and British imperial character in Hodges's Travels in India -- Seeing, writing, and revision : natural history discourse and Captain Cook's A voyage towards the South Pole, and round the world -- Domesticating the tropics : tropical flowerrs, botanical books, and the culture of collecting --
  • Epilogue : Decolonizing garden history
Control code
55633674
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 255 p.
Isbn
9780812238358
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004052630
Other physical details
ill.

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