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An economy of colour: Visual culture and the Atlantic World, 1660-1830

@inproceedings{Quilley2003AnEO,
  title={An economy of colour: Visual culture and the Atlantic World, 1660-1830},
  author={Geoffrey Quilley and Kay Dian Kriz},
  year={2003}
}
This study analyses visual culture in the context of British and French colonial activity in the North Atlantic from 1660-1830. It is a response to a noticeable omission in art history and cultural studies, which have largely ignored the diverse and important body of visual imagery relating to colonialism, Atlantic slavery and the development of racial ideology. This collection demonstrates that the visualization of individuals, communities, social types, fictive characters, artefacts and… 

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