Photography's Orientalism : new essays on colonial representation /

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 mediu...

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Other Authors / Creators:Behdad, Ali, 1961- editor.
Gartlan, Luke, editor.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Los Angeles : Getty Research Institute, [2013]
Series:Issues & debates.
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Online Access:Click here for full text at Project MUSE
Table of Contents:
  • The Orientalist photograph / Ali Behdad
  • What's photography got to do with it? / Christopher Pinney
  • The limits of circumscription / Mary Roberts
  • Alternative histories of photography in the Ottoman Middle East / Nancy Micklewright
  • Off the frame: the panoramic city albums of Istanbul / Esra Akcan
  • Two or three dimensions? scale, photography, and Egypt's pyramids / Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby
  • Dandies on the pyramids: photography and German-speaking artists in Cairo / Luke Gartlan
  • Flash forward: pictures at war / Hannah Feldman
  • Travel albums and revisioning narratives: a case study in the Getty's Fleury "cachemire" album of 1908 / Rob Linrothe
  • The mute testimony of the picture: British paper photography and India / John Tagg.