Contesting views : the visual economy of France and Algeria / Edward Welch and Joseph McGonagle.

Welch, Edward.
Liverpool, England : Liverpool University Press, 2013.
1 online resource (445 p.)
Contemporary French and Francophone Cultures
Contemporary French and francophone cultures ; 27

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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. This study investigates how relations between France and Algeria have been represented and contested through visual means since the outbreak of the Algerian War in 1954. It probes the contours of colonial and postcolonial visual culture in both countries, highlighting the important roles played by still an...
Cover; Half-Title Page; Series Page; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Visualising the Franco-Algerian Relationship; PART I Algerian Pasts in the French Public Sphere; 1 Wish We Were There: Nostalgic (Re)visions of France's Algerian Past; Postcards from the Colonies; Photo-books and the Visualisation of Nostalgérie; The Nostalgic Vision: Suspicion and Resistance; Photography, Past and Presence; Envisioning Memory and Space; (Not) Seeing the Casbah; Images of End Times; History through Photography
2 Visions of History: Looking Back at the Algerian War Making Visible the Algerian War; Visualising the End of French Algeria; Picturing Conflict in Algeria; Views from Below: The Conscript Perspective; Marc Garanger, Conscription and Photographic Agency; Visualising History in France and Algeria; Anxiety and Indifference; 3 Out of the Shadows: The Visual Career of 17 October 1961; Re-viewing State Violence; Photography and History; Corporeality, Masculinity and Grievability: The Visualisation of 17 October; PART II Mapping Franco-Algerian Borders in Contemporary Visual Culture
4 War Child: Memory, Childhood and Algerian Pasts in Recent French Film Watching Violence: Child Spectatorship in Cartouches gauloises; Michou d'Auber: Passing as 'French' in the Métropole; The Camera Always Lies? Replaying the Past in Caché; Conclusion; 5 Bridging the Gap: Representations of the Mediterranean Sea; Sea Change: Farewell to French Algeria; 'La mer te ronge': The Sea as In-between; All Points North? Making Waves in Algiers; Conclusion; 6 A Sense of Place: Envisioning Post-Colonial Space in France and Algeria; Space and the Post-colonial; Visualising Post-colonial Encounters
Negotiating History between France and Algeria Visions of Post-coloniality in France; Visualising Returns to Algeria in the 2000's; Normality, Spectacle and Contemporary Algeria; Beyond the Franco-Algerian Tandem; Conclusion; Notes; Books and articles; Newspapers, magazines, anonymous print and online articles; Filmography; Art works; Television broadcast; Bibliography; Index
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McGonagle, Joseph.