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Representations of empire

Rome and the Mediterranean world

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Published by Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rome,
  • Mediterranean Region
    • Subjects:
    • Rome -- History -- Empire, 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- Congresses,
    • Rome -- Politics and government -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D. -- Congresses,
    • Mediterranean Region -- History -- To 476 -- Congresses,
    • Rome -- Historiography -- Congresses

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Alan K. Bowman ... [et al.].
      GenreCongresses.
      SeriesProceedings of the British Academy,, 114
      ContributionsBowman, Alan K., Millar, Fergus
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS122 .L5 vol. 114, DG276 .L5 vol. 114
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 196 p. :
      Number of Pages196
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3705915M
      ISBN 100197262767
      LC Control Number2003275602
      OCLC/WorldCa50301709

      My contention is that these representational disturbances, or vexed mediations, offer auspicious sites for considering social relations beyond fantasies of the selfsame: they are historical gifts for a time when the urgency of speaking, living, and being with others demands a fierce reckoning with Europe's own preconceptions of discursive legitimacy. Said —the Lebanese newspaper Daily Star Representations of empire book the intellectual import of the book, saying "Said's critics agree with his admirers that he has single-handedly effected a revolution in Middle Eastern studies in the U. Not only does he favour primary sources in his research, but Bickham also endeavours to pinpoint which types of sources played a more significant role in the formation of a public image of the American Indians. Cities were protected with high walls to keep invaders away as it was a period of constant invasion from other empires. We could say simply that the ambassador's absorption makes the viewer aware of his or her overinvestment in the theatricality of the picture, his or her overinvestment in the spectacle of the sultan's power.

      Through the examination of representations of gender and sexuality, Orientalism emerges, in this genre, not as a monolithic and homogenous pronouncement on what the East is, but as a discourse that is informed by, and in turn informs, subject positions defined by constructions of gender and sexuality, resulting in a complex matrix of interpretation Representations of empire book meaning that is often contestatory and far from hegemonic. Only signaled in the text, the world of the Bible and of classical learning haunt the second half of A Voyage to the Levant; therefore we can recognize a crucial set of oppositions. Even as late as Charles Perry's A View of the Levantwe can see the structural remains of these pre-disciplinary miscellanies. The moment at which Sutton is physically dragged before the sultan, when he is actually taken into custody, is an act of ritual subjugation. Travel in the present carries with it an implied journey to past spaces: spaces that are known through biblical, Latin, and Greek texts and thus constitute pre-Ottoman historical formations.

      By the time I have finished reading the book with its culmination in the fear the Britons had of the American Indians Representations of empire book the time of the American Revolutionary War, the impression has undergone a series of ups and downs: sometimes improving, sometimes souring. In many ways, Europeans representing Ottoman culture and politics found themselves reexamining, or perhaps examining for the first time, the ways and means in which they represented themselves. At the same time that these kinds of writings were permeating the print culture of eighteenth-century Europe, another kind of textual and visual engagement with the Ottoman world was suffusing the mediascape. Because the Habsburg Empire drifted in and out of the Holy Roman Empire, and perhaps because the Habsburg Empire's statecraft did not cohere into an easily representable form until the late seventeenth century, it tended to disappear behind the alterity of its territorial rival.


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Current secondary literature on "Turkish" topics in eighteenth-century studies tends to gravitate toward exoticism, the Oriental tale, and Representations of empire book generalized sense of the East as it registers in various fictional genres.

Representations of empire book than a century would pass before Rome again lost military ascendancy over its external enemies. He is not in physical custody.

It is a labored, confused painting. By comparing the work produced prior to and after Montagu's sitting for Vanmour, and by analyzing that portrait in some detail, I argue that we can discern significant disturbances in the descriptive aspect of Vanmour's art.

Both Melling and Byron pose significant questions regarding the relationship between emerging notions Representations of empire book normative sexuality and racial identity on the one hand and the practice of empire on the other.

This has resulted primarily from their tendency to concentrate on a narrow range of travel accounts and novels, in which Indians are often treated positively, as representative of British sentiments as a whole.

The monuments he first commissioned, such as the Arch of Constantine, contained no reference to Christianity. At the same time that these kinds of writings were permeating the print culture of eighteenth-century Europe, another kind of textual and visual engagement with the Ottoman world was suffusing the mediascape.

Merchants could travel from one end of the Empire to the other in relative safety within a few weeks, moving agricultural goods produced in the provinces to the cities, and manufactured goods produced by the great cities of the East to the more rural provinces.

By taking the Turk's place, these artists have moved from a place in front of the picture plane where the drawing is being produced to a place within the historical exchange being represented.

This, in terms of the broader field of the study of American Indians and British colonization of North America, is a fruitful endeavour that can potentially offer a broader perspective through its use of a more widely prevalent source of information.

The result, therefore, is a claim that the British primarily viewed the American Indians in terms of their effects on colonial policy of the period; and any significant encounters and dealings with the Indians also took place within a broader context of British colonial interests.

That the primary elements that gave order to the Western aesthetic tradition—perspective and ocular description—are vexed by what would seem to be the simple task of rendering this balcony gives a very clear sense of the degree to which Vanmour and other cultural practitioners were forced to reimagine their practice.

Savages within the Empire: Representations of American Indians in Eighteenth

Galerius issued an edict of Representations of empire book inwhich granted Christians the right to practice their religion, but did not restore any taken property back to them. Their temples were indeed large and imposing, for the Assyrians had amassed great wealth in war, and they believed, no less than the Babylonians, that the gods had led them to victory.

The linked deployment of reproductive sexuality as a sign for the potential to reinvigorate Greece Representations of empire book of the sodomitical Turk as a sign of the barrenness of Ottoman culture is Representations of empire book to the Choiseul-Gouffier's rhetorical strategy in the Voyage pittoresque, and it remained a crucial issue for both his followers and those who chose to resist his example.

Given this, he is very thorough in his explanation of the significant ideas from the Scottish Enlightenment, with a focus on conjectural history. Edward Said and the Double Standards of Inside-out Colonialism: a review of Culture and Imperialism, by Edward Said"Ernest Gellner said that Said's contention of Western domination of the Eastern world for more than 2, years was unsupportable, because, until the late 17th century, the Ottoman Empire — was a realistic military, cultural, and religious threat to Western Europe.

I zero in on the volatile period immediately prior to and immediately following the Treaty of Passarowitz by closely engaging with Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's Embassy Letters.

It is clear in his style and manner of prose that Bickham is attempting to maintain a neutral stance on this particular subject. There is a referential relationship between the images and texts I consider and the subjects they represent, but that relationship is tempered as much by European practices and expectations as it is by any challenges posed by the referent.

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