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(University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - ThesisThis thesis examines the ideological nexus of nationalism and heritage under the social conditions of neoliberalism. The investigation aims to demonstrate how neoliberal economics stimulate the irrationalism manifest in ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - ThesisOver eighty polar-themed exhibitions were held in Britain between 1819 and the 1930s, a time of intense exploration of both the Arctic and Antarctic. These varied from panoramas and human exhibits to displays of ‘relics’, ...
The Ring Net : ring net herring fishing on the west coast of Scotland ; a documentary exhibition by Will Maclean (University of St Andrews, 1991) - ThesisThis dissertation focuses on The Ring Net, a documentary exhibition by the artist Will Maclean. The Ring Net is a collection of drawings, photographs and printed plans numbering more than three hundred and ...