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FA-37412-02
The Art Drain and Other Studies in the Political Economy of Art in Britain since 1800
Peter Mandler, London Guildhall University

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The English National Character: The History of an Idea from Edmund Burke to Tony Blair (Book)
Title: The English National Character: The History of an Idea from Edmund Burke to Tony Blair
Author: Peter Mandler
Abstract: This book traces ideas about the English national character over 200 years, arguing that the idea of a 'national character' in its proper sense is tied up with the idea of democracy, based on the assumption that all people in a given nation share certain core attributes in common regardless of social class (though not gender).
Year: 2006
Publisher: Yale University Press
Type: Single author monograph
ISBN: 0300078692

‘Art in a Cool Climate: The Cultural Policy of the British State in European Context, c. 1780-c. 1850' (Book Section)
Title: ‘Art in a Cool Climate: The Cultural Policy of the British State in European Context, c. 1780-c. 1850'
Author: Peter Mandler
Abstract: This chapter assesses the role of a liberal state in aiding and diffusing the fine arts, in comparison to other more interventionist states in the same period.
Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press for the British Academy
Book Title: T.C.W. Blanning & H. Schulze (eds.), Unity and Diversity in European Culture c. 1800 (Proceedings of the British Academy, vol. 134, 2006), 101-20

‘Nation and Power in the Liberal State: Britain c. 1800 - c. 1914’ (Book Section)
Title: ‘Nation and Power in the Liberal State: Britain c. 1800 - c. 1914’
Author: Peter Mandler
Abstract: This chapter considers the role of a liberal state in nation-building, particularly through cultural projection, in the 19th-century context of very active nation-building by more interventionist states.
Year: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Book Title: Len Scales and Oliver Zimmer (eds.), Power and the Nation in European History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 354-69

‘The Taxman and the Aesthete: The Canon According to W.M. Rossetti’ (Book Section)
Title: ‘The Taxman and the Aesthete: The Canon According to W.M. Rossetti’
Author: Peter Mandler
Abstract: This chapter shows how the British tax authorities began to take an interest in privately-held art collections, by assessing their value and eventually conceding tax concessions for 'heritage' collections. The art critic (and taxman) W.M. Rossetti was their principal instrument for these purposes.
Year: 2004
Publisher: Anthem Press
Book Title: ‘The Taxman and the Aesthete: The Canon AccorDavid Clifford & Laurence Roussillon (eds.), Outsiders Looking In: The Rossettis Then and Now (London: Anthem Press, 2004), 49-60


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