Item Number: 106689
Title: Turquerie and the Politics of Representation, 1728-1876
Author: Avcioglu, Nebahat
Price: Not Available
Description: Aldershot: Ashgate, 2011. 24cm., hardcover, 330pp., ca. 80 b&w illus., several color plates. Contents: Introduction: toward a cross-cultural interpretation of art; Part I The Kiosk: Stanislas Leszczynski as Ahmed III or the union of the crown and the turban; 'The Turkish paradise or Vaux-hall Gardens'. Part II The Mosque: Kew Gardens: the Turkish mosque and the representation of empire. Part III The Hammam: The Turkish bath in Europe. Conclusion: Turquerie from imperial gardens to the Exposition Universelle; Bibliography; Index. ^Available March 2011^.
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