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Photography's Orientalism

New Essays on Colonial Representation

Photography's Orientalism( )
Editor: Behdad, Ali
Gartlan, Luke
Series title:Issues and Debates Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Getty Publications
Imprint:Getty Research Institute
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

The Middle East played a critical role in the development of photography as a new technology and an art form. Likewise, photography was instrumental in cultivating and maintaining Europe's distinctively Orientalist vision of the Middle East. As new advances enhanced the versatility of the medium, nineteenth-century photographers were able to mass-produce images to incite and satisfy the demands of the region's burgeoning tourist industry and the appetites of armchair travelers...
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Detailed Subjects: Photography / History
Art / Art & Politics
Art / Middle Eastern
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7.02 x 9.867 x 0.596 Inches
Book Weight:1.487 Pounds

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