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Photo Archives and the Idea of Nation Costanza Caraffa

Photo Archives and the Idea of Nation

Costanza Caraffa

Published December 11th 2014
ISBN : 9783110331813
Paperback
354 pages
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The question of the (photographic) construction and representation of national identity is not limited to the long 19th century, but is a current issue in the post-colonial, post-global, digital world. The essays by international contributors aim atMoreThe question of the (photographic) construction and representation of national identity is not limited to the long 19th century, but is a current issue in the post-colonial, post-global, digital world. The essays by international contributors aim at studying the relationship between photographic archives and the idea of nation, yet without focusing on single symbolic icons and instead considering the wider archival and sedimental dimension.