Contesting views : the visual economy of France and Algeria /

Fifty years after Algerian independence, the legacy of France's Algerian past, and the ongoing complexities of the Franco-Algerian relationship, remain a key preoccupation in both countries. A central role in shaping understanding of their shared past and present is played by visual culture. Th...

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Authors / Creators: Welch, Edward, 1973- (Author), McGonagle, Joseph (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:McGonagle, Joseph, author.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2013.
Series:Contemporary French and francophone cultures ; 27.
Online Access:Click here for full text at JSTOR
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Introduction: Visualising the Franco-Algerian Relationship
  • Part 1. Algerian Pasts in the French Public Sphere
  • 1. Wish We Were There: Nostalgic (Re)visions of France's Algerian Past
  • 2. Visions of History: Looking Back at the Algerian War
  • 3. Out of the Shadows: The Visual Career of 17 October 1961
  • Part 2. Mapping Franco-Algerian Borders in Contemporary Visual Culture
  • 4. War Child: Memory, Childhood and Algerian Pasts in Recent French Film
  • 5. Bridging the Gap: Representations of the Mediterranean Sea
  • 6. A Sense of Place: Envisioning Post-Colonial Space in France and Algeria
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index