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Author Barringer, T. J.

Title Art and emancipation in Jamaica : Isaac Mendes Belisario and his worlds / Tim Barringer, Gillian Forrester, and Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz ; with essays by Stephen Banfield .. [and others] ; with contributions by Graham C. Boettcher ... [and others]..

Publication Info. New Haven : Yale Center for British Art in association with Yale University Press, [2007]


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  OVERSIZE 709.7292 B276A    Check Shelf
Description xix, 592 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps (some color), music ; 32 cm
Contents Britain, Jamaica, and empire in the Era of Emancipation / Catherine Hall -- Work, culture, and Creolization: slavery and emancipation in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Jamaica / Verene A. Shepherd -- Picturesque prospects and the labor of the enslaved / Tim Barringer -- Mapping a new Kingston: Belisario's sketches of character / Gillian Forrester -- Charters for the spirit: Afro-Jamaican music and art / Robert Farris Thompson -- Sketches of memory: visual encounters with Africa in Jamaican culture / Barbaro Martinez-Ruiz -- More than met the eye: African-Jamaican festivities in the time of Belisario / Kenneth Bilby -- Anglophone musical culture in Jamaica / Stephen Banfield -- Customs of an unruly race: the political context of Jamaican Jewry, 1670-1831 / Holly Snyder -- Belisario's "Kingston cries" and the refinement of Jewish identity in the late 1830s / Kay Dian Kriz -- Afterword: the legacies of Anglo-Caribbean culture--a diasporic perspective / Stuart Hall.
Note Catalog of an exhibition at the Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Conn., Sept. 27-Dec. 30, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 556-576) and index.
Subject Slavery in art -- Exhibitions.
Belisario, Isaac Mendes, 1795-1849 -- Exhibitions.
Art, Jamaican -- Exhibitions.
Art, British -- Exhibitions.
Jamaica -- In art -- Exhibitions.
Slavery -- Jamaica -- Exhibitions.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- Jamaica -- Exhibitions.
Chronological Term Geschichte 1670-1830
Added Author Forrester, Gillian.
Martinez-Ruiz, Barbaro.
Yale Center for British Art.
ISBN 9780300116618 alkaline paper
0300116616 alkaline paper
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