n De Arte - Uplifting the colonial Philistine : Florence Phillips and the making of the Johannesburg Art Gallery, Jillian Carman : book reviews

Volume 2007, Issue 76
  • ISSN : 0004-3389
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In Australia it is known as the 'colonial cringe', a term commonly used to denote a colonial inferiority complex or colonial deference to the presumed superior culture and institutions of the British metropole. This is one of the key themes of Jillian Carman's book - the 'colonial cringe' or what she calls 'colonial philistinism' in early twentieth-century South Africa.

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