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The Resource Afterimage of empire : photography in nineteenth-century India, Zahid R. Chaudhary

Afterimage of empire : photography in nineteenth-century India, Zahid R. Chaudhary

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Afterimage of empire : photography in nineteenth-century India
Title
Afterimage of empire
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photography in nineteenth-century India
Statement of responsibility
Zahid R. Chaudhary
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Language
eng
Summary
Afterimage of Empire provides a philosophical and historical account of early photography in India that focuses on how aesthetic experiments in colonial photography changed the nature of perception. Considering photographs from the Sepoy Revolt of 1857 along with landscape, portraiture, and famine photography, Zahid R. Chaudhary explores larger issues of truth, memory, and embodiment. Chaudhary scrutinizes the colonial context to understand the production of sense itself, proposing a new theory of interpreting the historical difference of aesthetic forms. In rereading colonial photographic ima
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  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Afterimage of empire : photography in nineteenth-century India, Zahid R. Chaudhary
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Afterimage of empire : photography in nineteenth-century India, Zahid R. Chaudhary
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttsv6z
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-246) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION: Sensation and Photography; ONE: Death and the Rhetoric of Photography: X Marks the Spot; TWO: Anaesthesis and Violence: A Colonial History of Shock; THREE: Armor and Aesthesis: The Picturesque in Difference; FOUR: Famine and the Reproduction of Affect: Pleas for Sympathy; CODA: Sensing the Past; Acknowledgments; Appendix: Translations; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
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1 online resource (258 pages, [12] color plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816679508
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations (some color)
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remote

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