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The Resource Imaging disaster : Tokyo and the visual culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923, Gennifer Weisenfeld

Imaging disaster : Tokyo and the visual culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923, Gennifer Weisenfeld

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Imaging disaster : Tokyo and the visual culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923
Title
Imaging disaster
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Tokyo and the visual culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923
Statement of responsibility
Gennifer Weisenfeld
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Language
eng
Summary
Focusing on one landmark catastrophic event in the history of an emerging modern nation-the Great Kant? Earthquake that devastated Tokyo and surrounding areas in 1923-this fascinating volume examines the history of the visual production of the disaster. The Kant? earthquake triggered cultural responses that ran the gamut from voyeuristic and macabre thrill to the romantic sublime, media spectacle to sacred space, mournful commemoration to emancipatory euphoria, and national solidarity to racist vigilantism and sociopolitical critique. Looking at photography, cinema, painting, postcards, sketch
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YDXCP
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Asia: local studies/global themes
Series volume
22
Imaging disaster : Tokyo and the visual culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923, Gennifer Weisenfeld
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Imaging disaster : Tokyo and the visual culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923, Gennifer Weisenfeld
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt24hssr
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-367) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Earthquakes in Japan : a brief prehistory -- The media scale of catastrophe -- Disaster as spectacle -- The sublime nature of ruins -- Reclaiming disaster : altruism and corrosion -- Reconstruction's visual rhetoric -- Remembrance -- Epilogue : afterlives
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Extent
1 online resource (xv, 393 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520954243
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Specific material designation
remote

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