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Cold war camera

Cold war camera / Thy Phu, Andrea Noble, Erina Duganne editors.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2023.
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"Cold War Camera explores the visual mediation of the Cold War and illuminates photography's role in shaping the ways it was prosecuted and experienced. The contributors show how the camera stretched the parameters of the Cold War beyond dominant East/West and US/USSR binaries and highlight the significance of photography from across the global South. Among other topics, the contributors examine the production and circulation of the iconic figure of the "revolutionary Vietnamese woman" in the 1960s and 1970s, photographs connected with the coming of independence and decolonization in West Africa, family photograph archives in China and travel snapshots by Soviet citizens, photographs of apartheid in South Africa, and the circulation of photographs of Inuit Canadians who were relocated to the extreme Arctic in the 1950s. Highlighting the camera's capacity to envision possible decolonialized futures, establish visual affinities and solidarities, and to advance calls for justice to redress violent proxy conflicts, this volume demonstrates that photography was not only crucial to conducting the Cold War, it is central to understanding it. Contributors. Ariella Azoulay, Jennifer Bajorek, Erina Duganne, Evyn Le̲ Espiritu Gandhi, Eric Gottesman, Tong Lam, Karintha Lowe, A̹ngeles Donoso Macaya, Darren Newbury, Andrea Noble, Sarah Parsons, Gil Pasternak, Thy Phu, Oksana Sarkisova, Olga Shevchenko, Laura Wexler, Guigui Yao, Donya Ziaee, Marta Zie̷tkiewicz"-- Provided by publisher.
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Print version: Cold war camera Durham : Duke University Press, 2022
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Cold War Camera: an Introduction / Thy Phu, Andrea Noble, and Erina Duganne
Visual Alliances
Ernest Cole's House of Bondage, the United States Information Agency, and the Cultural Politics of Race in the Cold War / Darren Newbury
Icon of Solidarity: The Revolutionary Vietnamese Woman in Vietnam, Palestine, and Iran / Thy Phu, Evyn Lê Espiritu Gandhi, and Donya Ziaee
Group Material's "Art for the Future": Visualizing Transnational Solidarity at the End of the Global Cold War / Erina Duganne
Interrogating the Cold War's Geo-Politics from Down South: Chile from Within (1990) and the Construction of a Situated Visuality / Ángeles Donoso Macaya
Decolonization and Nonalignment: African Futures, Lost and Found / Jennifer Bajorek
Bifurcated and Parallel Histories / Tong Lam
Preservation of Terror / Eric Gottesman
Structures of Seeing
Ending World War II: The Visual Literacy Class in Cold War Human Rights / Ariella Aïsha Azoulay
"Planted There Like Human Flags": Photographs of the Inuit in the High Arctic and Cold War Anxiety, 1951-1956 / Sarah Parsons
Urban Albums, Village Forms: Chinese Family Photographs and the Cold War / Laura Wexler, Karintha Lowe, and Guigui Yao
Travel, Space, and Belonging in Soviet Domestic Photo Collections of the Cold War Era / Oksana Sarkisova and Olga Shevchenko
Exhibiting Ethnic Minorities, Democratizing History: Cold War Legacies and the Jews in Poland's Visible Sphere / Gil Pasternak and Marta Zie̜tkiewic

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