Introduction to Visual Culture
Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)
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Description: This is a wide-ranging and stimulating introduction to the history and theory of visual culture from painting to the television screen. Mirzoeff argues that the visual is replacing the linguistic as our primary means of communicating.
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List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publication date: 6/26/2009
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|List of illustrations|
|Introduction: Global Visual Cultures: Paradox and Comparison|
|Keyword The Division of the Sensible|
|Sight becomes Vision: From al-Haytham to Perspective|
|Keyword Culture as Transculture|
|"1492": Expulsions, Expropriations, Encounters|
|Breakout Image The Ambassadors: Slavery and the Gaze|
|Slavery, Modernity and Visual Culture|
|Breakout Image Photography and Death|
|Imperial Transcultures: From Kongo to Congo|
|Sexuality Disrupts: Measuring the Silences|
|Keyword The Fetish and the Gaze|
|Inventing the West|
|Keyword Empire and the State of Emergency|
|Discrete States: Digital Worlds from the Difference Engine to Web 2.0|
|Breakout Image Blade Runner|
|The Death of the Death of Photography|
|Keyword Spectacle and Surveillance|
|Celebrity: From Imperial Monarchy to Reality TV|
|Breakout Image The Abu Ghraib Photographs|