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Title I object : Ian Hislop's search for dissent / Ian Hislop, Thomas Hockenhull.
Author Hislop, Ian, author.
Publication New York, New York : Thames & Hudson Inc. ; [London] : In collaboration with the British Museum, 2019.
Copyright date ©2018
Description 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Call # 701.03 H
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211) and index.
Note "Accompanies the Citi exhibition I object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent at the British Museum from 6 September 2018 to 20 January 2019"--Title page verso.
Summary "Challenging authority is an essential ingredient in the development of human civilization. Across millennia, it has acted as a driving force behind social and political change.... Ian Hislop, the well known satirist and editor of Private Eye, has gathered together some 180 objects that people have created, adapted, and used to mock and attack the status quo in societies as varied as Egypt in the 11th century, 16th-century England, and 20th-century Afghanistan. These articles--ranging from badges, posters, prints, and ceramics to items that contain messages hidden from first view, such as a set of wooden doors from Nigeria, a lacquer box from Burma and teapots from China--frequently illuminate lost or forgotten moments in history, giving voice to those who have felt disenfranchised or had no other way to express their views safely. Fully illustrated with texts that set the objects in context, I object is a celebration of the wit and ingenuity of those who have questioned the status quo, showing that the human spirit of rebellion in indomitable"--Dust jacket.
Subject Art -- Political aspects -- Exhibitions.
Art objects -- History -- Exhibitions.
Art objects -- Catalogs.
Dissenters -- Political activity -- Exhibitions.
Government, Resistance to -- Exhibitions.
Political participation -- Exhibitions.
Art objects. (OCoLC)fst00815674
Art -- Political aspects. (OCoLC)fst00815309
Dissenters -- Political activity. (OCoLC)fst00895407
Government, Resistance to. (OCoLC)fst00945663
Political participation. (OCoLC)fst01069386
Genre Catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01423692
Exhibition catalogs. (OCoLC)fst01424028
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Hockenhull, Thomas, author.
British Museum, host institution.
ISBN 0500480419 (hardcover) :
9780500480410 (hardcover) :

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