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Social Production of Aesthetic Space in the National Gallery of Scotland

Nick Prior

Nick Prior is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Museums and Modernity : Art Galleries and the Making of Modern Culture

Berg, 2002

Book Chapter

...I.2a. Outside (or out of) the place mentioned or implied; especially outside of the house or room; out of doors.III.8a. In a state of not possessing; not having (as a possession of any kind, a part, an advantage, etc.); in want of,...

The Birth of the National Gallery of Scotland, 1800–59

Nick Prior

Nick Prior is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Museums and Modernity : Art Galleries and the Making of Modern Culture

Berg, 2002

Book Chapter

...In the pursuance of their own interests, several key institutions struggle over the stakes of the art field in the early nineteenth century. The outcome of these struggles is the foundation of the National Gallery of Scotland in 1851...
...Introduction and methodology The history of herbal medicine is a field which lends itself readily to cross-disciplinary study, and archaeology is one of the most obvious academic disciplines which intersects with the history...

Stirrings of the Modern: Art, Civil Society and the Scottish Enlightenment

Nick Prior

Nick Prior is a Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Museums and Modernity : Art Galleries and the Making of Modern Culture

Berg, 2002

Book Chapter

...At this point I want to effect a subtle change in the tempo and detail of the argument in order to focus on a particular case study – that of Scotland. Not, perhaps, the most visible or alluring of cases to choose: its national gallery...

Education and Work

A Cultural History of Women in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...During the age of Enlightenment, women stopped working. Or, to put it somewhat differently, during the age of Enlightenment, “women” stopped “working.” “Work” Into the strife Of busy life The man must rush, must work and toil, And plant...

Self and Society

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...Ballads are a great unsung body of texts that hover on the margins of eighteenth-century literary history without quite being acknowledged by modern scholars of the period. But ballads were a crucial cultural phenomenon...

Marked Bodies - Divine, Human, and Bestial

A Cultural History of the Human Body in the Renaissance Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Cultural History Chapter

...To understand the marked body, we can begin by trying to understand Macbeth, a play filled with bodies ineradicably signed with choices made and their visible consequences. But it is also filled with bodies that bear the marks of a recently...

Artistic Representation

A Cultural History of Women in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Cultural History Chapter

...When one thinks of the Scottish Enlightenment, one imagines men striding up the craggy peak adjoining Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, arguing and gesticulating, or reading one another’s works by candlelight, or sitting over whiskey or beer...

Antisocial Animals in the British Atlantic World: Liminality and Nuisance in Glasgow and New York City, 1660–1760

Animal History in the Modern City : Exploring Liminality

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book Chapter

...I would like to thank the editors and Katrin Berndt, Sheila Docherty and Felicia Gottmann for their help with this chapter. Research for this chapter was supported by the Leverhulme Trust and the Göttingen Graduate School of the Humanities...