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Title:Imperial Splendor: Diamonds, Commodity Chains, and Consumer Culture in Nineteenth-Century Britain
Author(s):Kinsey, Danielle C.
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Burton, Antoinette M.
Department / Program:History
Discipline:History
Degree Granting Institution:University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):History, Modern
Abstract:This work is based on a wide range of British newspapers and jewelry trade periodicals, particularly Jeweller and Metalworker, archival work done in the Birmingham City Archives on the Birmingham Jewellers' and Silversmiths' Association, the papers of Joseph Chamberlain (University of Birmingham) and Cecil Rhodes (Rhodes House, Oxford), the records of the East India Company (British Library), travelogues of Britons in Brazil, and records on aesthetics and natural history consulted at the Natural History Museum Archives and the Archive of Art and Design at the V&A Museum (London).
Issue Date:2010
Type:Text
Language:English
Description:392 p.
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/84715
Other Identifier(s):(MiAaPQ)AAI3455762
Date Available in IDEALS:2015-09-25
Date Deposited:2010


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