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Projecting citizenship : photography and belonging in the British Empire / Gabrielle Moser.

Author/Creator:
Moser, Gabrielle, author.
Publication:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019] , ©2019
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Subjects:
Great Britain. Colonial Office. Visual Instruction Committee.
Photography -- Political aspects -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Citizenship -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Photography in education -- Colonies -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Examines the relationship between photography and citizenship, through a comprehensive account of the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee's lantern slide lecture scheme: a project initiated by the British government at the beginning of the twentieth century that aimed to photograph the entirety of the empire"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Introduction : citizenship in and out of sight
The spectator : projecting imperial citizens in England and India
The photographer : looking along the archival grain in Canada
The subject : developing the image of the indentured laborer
The archive : residues of noncitizens in the COVIC archive
Conclusion : from imperial to global citizens, picturing citizenship in the present.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780271081274
0271081279
OCLC:
1044781996
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