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The Resource Vanishing paradise : art and exoticism in colonial Tahiti, Elizabeth C. Childs

Vanishing paradise : art and exoticism in colonial Tahiti, Elizabeth C. Childs

Label
Vanishing paradise : art and exoticism in colonial Tahiti
Title
Vanishing paradise
Title remainder
art and exoticism in colonial Tahiti
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth C. Childs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Childs, Elizabeth C
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Exoticism in art
  • Exoticism in literature
  • Paradise in art
  • Paradise in literature
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
  • Tahiti (French Polynesia : Island)
Label
Vanishing paradise : art and exoticism in colonial Tahiti, Elizabeth C. Childs
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface: regarding Tahiti -- Histories of an island and an idea: from Tahiti to New Cythera -- Garden of Eden to dying paradise: the foundational myths of Tahiti -- Polynesia in Paris: Paul Gauguin in search of the exotic at the Exposition Universelle of 1889 -- The colonial lens: Gauguin, primitivism, and photography -- Henry Adams, indolence, and ethnic tourism in Tahiti -- John La Farge and the sensuousness of regret -- Against vanishing
Control code
FIEb17642346
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 329 pages
Isbn
9780520271739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)810773211
Label
Vanishing paradise : art and exoticism in colonial Tahiti, Elizabeth C. Childs
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Preface: regarding Tahiti -- Histories of an island and an idea: from Tahiti to New Cythera -- Garden of Eden to dying paradise: the foundational myths of Tahiti -- Polynesia in Paris: Paul Gauguin in search of the exotic at the Exposition Universelle of 1889 -- The colonial lens: Gauguin, primitivism, and photography -- Henry Adams, indolence, and ethnic tourism in Tahiti -- John La Farge and the sensuousness of regret -- Against vanishing
Control code
FIEb17642346
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 329 pages
Isbn
9780520271739
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)810773211

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