Baird, I: Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Contex

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Contents: Introduction: Peregrine things: rethinking the global in 18th-century studies, Ileana Baird; Through the prism of thing theory: new approaches to the 18th-century world of objects, Christina Ionescu. Part I Western European Fads: Porcelain, Fetishes, Museum Objects, Antiques: Caution, contents may be hot: a cultural anatomy of the tasse trembleuse, Christine A. Jones; Cultural currency: Chrysal, or The Adventures of a Guinea, and the material shape of 18th-century celebrity, Kevin Bourque; Feather cloaks and English collectors: Cook's voyages and the objects of the museum, Sophie Thomas; Imagining Ancient Egypt as the idealized self in 18th-century Europe, Kevin M. McGeough. Part II Under Eastern Eyes: Garments, Portraits, Books: Frills and perils of fashion: politics and culture of the 18th-century Russian court through the eyes of La Mode, Victoria Ivleva; From Russia with love: souvenirs and political alliance in Martha Wilmot's The Russian Journals, Pamela Buck; 'The battle of the books' in Catherine the Great's Russia: from a jousting tournament to a tavern brawl, Rimma Garn. Part III Latin American Encounters: Coins, Food, Maps, Accessories: From Peruvian gold to British Guinea: tropicopolitanism and myths of origin in Charles Johnstone's Chrysal, Mauricio Martinez; Eating turtle, eating the world: comestible things in the 18th-century, Krystal McMillen; The fur parasol: masculine dress, prosthetic skins, and the making of the English umbrella in Robinson Crusoe, Irene Fizer; Terra Incognita on maps of 18th-century Spanish America: commodification, consumption and the transition from inaccessible to public space, Lauren Beck. Part IV Imagining Other Spaces: Trinkets, Collectibles, Ethnographic Artifacts, Scientific Objects: (Re-)appropriating trinkets: how to civilize Polynesia with a jack-in-the-box, Laure Marcellesi; Images of exotic objects in the Abbe Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages, Antoine Eche; Souvenirs of the South Seas: objects of imperial critique in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Jessica Durgan; Index.

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  • Baird, I: Eighteenth-Century Thing Theory in a Global Contex
  • Contents: Introduction: Peregrine things: rethinking the global in 18th-century studies, Ileana Baird; Through the prism of thing theory: new approaches to the 18th-century world of objects, Christina Ionescu. Part I Western European Fads: Porcelain, Fetishes, Museum Objects, Antiques: Caution, contents may be hot: a cultural anatomy of the tasse trembleuse, Christine A. Jones; Cultural currency: Chrysal, or The Adventures of a Guinea, and the material shape of 18th-century celebrity, Kevin Bourque; Feather cloaks and English collectors: Cook's voyages and the objects of the museum, Sophie Thomas; Imagining Ancient Egypt as the idealized self in 18th-century Europe, Kevin M. McGeough. Part II Under Eastern Eyes: Garments, Portraits, Books: Frills and perils of fashion: politics and culture of the 18th-century Russian court through the eyes of La Mode, Victoria Ivleva; From Russia with love: souvenirs and political alliance in Martha Wilmot's The Russian Journals, Pamela Buck; 'The battle of the books' in Catherine the Great's Russia: from a jousting tournament to a tavern brawl, Rimma Garn. Part III Latin American Encounters: Coins, Food, Maps, Accessories: From Peruvian gold to British Guinea: tropicopolitanism and myths of origin in Charles Johnstone's Chrysal, Mauricio Martinez; Eating turtle, eating the world: comestible things in the 18th-century, Krystal McMillen; The fur parasol: masculine dress, prosthetic skins, and the making of the English umbrella in Robinson Crusoe, Irene Fizer; Terra Incognita on maps of 18th-century Spanish America: commodification, consumption and the transition from inaccessible to public space, Lauren Beck. Part IV Imagining Other Spaces: Trinkets, Collectibles, Ethnographic Artifacts, Scientific Objects: (Re-)appropriating trinkets: how to civilize Polynesia with a jack-in-the-box, Laure Marcellesi; Images of exotic objects in the Abbe Prevost's Histoire Generale des Voyages, Antoine Eche; Souvenirs of the South Seas: objects of imperial critique in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, Jessica Durgan; Index.