Item Number: 134356
Title: Visualizing Portuguese Power : The Political Use of Images in Portugal and its Overseas Empire (16th–18th Century)
Author: Krass, Urte (ed)
Record created on 01/19/2015
Description: Zürich: Diaphanes AG, 2016. 24cm., hardcover, 312pp., 60 color, 120 b&w illus.
Contents: Visualizing Portuguese Power. Between Imperial Agenda and Agency of the Image. An Introduction, Urte Krass ; Artistic Images and Objects as Agents of Politics and Religion. The Foundation Stone of the Convent of Saint Monica in Goa and the Processional Standard with the Miracle of the Crucified Christ, Carla Alferes Pinto ; Calligraphy and the Royal Emblems. An Analysis of Portuguese and Brazilian Painted Manuscripts in the 18th Century, Márcia Almada ; Imperial Propaganda and the Representation of Otherness in Portugal in the Early Modern Times, Maria Berbara ; 'Dressed Up' in 17th Century Goa, Pamila Gupta ; Allegory and Narrative. Two Bengal 'Colchas' and the Independence of Portugal, Barbara Karl ; Loyalty Made Visible. Pyrotechnics and Processions for King John IV in Macao in 1642, Urte Krass ; Stones of Contention. Factions, Statues, and the Political Use of Memory in Early Modern Goa, Giuseppe Marcocci ; Building the Image of the Portuguese Empire. The Power of Quadratura Painting in Colonial Brazil, Giuseppina Raggi ; Book Illustrations and the Politics of Publishing. A Survey of the Illustrations for the Lisbon Editions of the 'Asia Portuguesa' and 'Europa Portuguesa' by Manuel de Faria e Sousa, Jeremy Roe ; From Descriptive/Verbal to Pictorial Visualizations. Appropriating Images of Nature in the Portuguese Empire in Asia (16th and 17th Centuries), Ines G. Zupanov ; Afterword. Artifacts and Their Political Meaning-Political Iconography and Globalization, Jens Baumgarten.
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