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Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

£49.99

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This hardcover book is in very good condition overall. The cover of the book has a few noticeable markings throughout, as well as some minor wear to the corners. Inside, the pages of the book are in terrific condition and are without any issue.

With their power to create a sense of proximity and empathy, photographs have long been a crucial means of exchanging ideas between people across the globe; this book explores the role of photography in shaping ideas about race and difference from the 1840s to the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights. Focusing on Australian experience in a global context, a rich selection of case studies - drawing on a range of visual genres, from portraiture to ethnographic to scientific photographs - show how photographic encounters between Aboriginals, missionaries, scientists, photographers and writers fuelled international debates about morality, law, politics and human rights. Drawing on new archival research, Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire is essential reading for students and scholars of race, visuality and the histories of empire and human rights.

Item details

Author(s):
Jane Lydon
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25 x 17.5 cm
Edition:
First edition.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1474235506
ISBN-13:
9781474235501
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic (2016)
Title:
Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

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This hardcover book is in very good condition overall. The cover of the book has a few noticeable markings throughout, as well as some minor wear to the corners. Inside, the pages of the book are in terrific condition and are without any issue.

With their power to create a sense of proximity and empathy, photographs have long been a crucial means of exchanging ideas between people across the globe; this book explores the role of photography in shaping ideas about race and difference from the 1840s to the 1948 Declaration of Human Rights. Focusing on Australian experience in a global context, a rich selection of case studies - drawing on a range of visual genres, from portraiture to ethnographic to scientific photographs - show how photographic encounters between Aboriginals, missionaries, scientists, photographers and writers fuelled international debates about morality, law, politics and human rights. Drawing on new archival research, Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire is essential reading for students and scholars of race, visuality and the histories of empire and human rights.

Author(s):
Jane Lydon
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
25 x 17.5 cm
Edition:
First edition.
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1474235506
ISBN-13:
9781474235501
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic (2016)
Title:
Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

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