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By Joanna Sofaer

Material Identities examines the way in which that folks use fabric gadgets as instruments for projecting elements in their identities.

  • Considers the best way id is shaped, introduced, used, and favorite within the fabric world.
  • Contributors interfere from the disciplines of paintings heritage, anthropology, layout and fabric culture.
  • Considers contrasting media - portray, print, sculpture, costume, coinage, structure, furnishings, luxurious goods, and inside design.
  • Explores the complexity of id throughout the intersection notions of gender, ethnicity, age, sexuality, and class.
  • Reaffirms the important function of public identities and their impression on social life.

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27. Ibid. Ibid. The headrest was recently purchased by the Bishop Museum in Hawaii for £80,000. Troide, Journals and Letters, pp. 193–4. Troide, Journals and Letters, p. 195. McCormick, Omai: Pacific Envoy, p. 159. Troide, Journals and Letters, p. 196. Troide, Journals and Letters, p. 197. Troide, Journals and Letters, p. 198. This was subsequently announced in the General Evening Post, January 25–7, 1776. See McCormick, Omai: Pacific Envoy, p. 163. James Cook, The Journal of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery.

A complex strategy of reform, . . which ‘appropriates’ the Other as it visualises power. . ’’ Homi Bhabha, The Location of Culture (London: Routledge, 1994), p. 86. Sir Joseph Banks, Papers 1745–1820. Things intended for Omai manuscript list. National Library of Australia MS9/14. A similar turban is seen in drawings made in Polynesia by Hodges, such as the red-chalk drawing of Potatow by William Hodges in the Mitchell Library, Sydney, Australia. ‘‘White tapa was . . ’’ Pacific historians such as Bronwen Douglas believe that the drape and thickness of the turban and sash indicate tapa.

McCormick, The Two Worlds of Omai, exhibition catalogue (Auckland: Auckland City Art Gallery, 1977), p. 11. 5 McCormick, Omai: Pacific Envoy, p. 71. 6 See Louis-Antoine de Bougainville, A Voyage round the World: Performed by Order of His Most Christian Majesty, in the Years 1766, 1767, 1768, and 1769 by Lewis de Bougainville . . Commodore of the Expedition in the Frigate La Boudeuse, and the Store-ship L’Etoile, translated from the French by John Reinhold Forster (London, 1772); and John Hawkesworth, An Account of the Voyages Undertaken by the Order of His Present Majesty, for Making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere .

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