Unwrapping the Past: Egyptian Mummies on Show

Exciting news...the book I have contributed to has now come out!   My chapter is called 'Unwrapping the Past: Egyptian Mummies on Show' and is part of Popular Exhibitions, Science and Showmanship, 1840-1910 (eds. Joe Kember, John Plunkett and Jill A Sullivan (2012).  Pickering and Chatto.

Here is the Pickering and Chatto link ... I am chapter 11!

Reviews

"‘This fascinating collection of essays breaks new ground in its representation of the central place of exhibitions in Victorian culture. The book takes us on a grand tour of Victorian display leaving the reader in no doubt that science, for the Victorians, was built around spectacle. This insightful overview is a must read for anyone who wants to understand how and why science became part of nineteenth-century culture.’ Iwan Morus, Aberystwyth University"

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