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- DescriptionIt would be easy to assume that, in the eighteenth century, slavery and the culture of taste - the world of politeness, manners, and aesthetics - existed as separate and unequal domains, unrelated in the spheres of social life. This book demonstrates that these two areas of modernity were surprisingly entwined.
- Author BiographySimon Gikandi is the Robert Schirmer Professor of English at Princeton University. His many books include Writing in Limbo and Maps of Englishness.
- PrizesWinner of 14th Annual Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship, Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M University 2012 (United States). Joint winner of Co-Winner, 2012 James Russell Lowell Prize 2012 and Finalist, 2012 Melville J. Herskovits Award 2012 (United States). Short-listed for Choice 's Outstanding Academic Titles 2012 2012.
- Author(s)Simon Gikandi
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication27/04/2014
- GenreHistory: Specific Subjects
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note73 halftones.
- Weight567 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
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