My Library

University LibraryCatalogue

Limit search to items available for borrowing or consultation
Result Page: Previous Next
Can't find that book? Try BONUS+
Look for full text

Search Discovery

Search CARM Centre Catalogue

Search Trove

Add record to RefWorks

Author Moser, Gabrielle, author.

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

Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  770.941 MOSE    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 08-03-2019.
Physical description xvii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and index.
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.
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.
Subject 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.
ISBN 9780271081274 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0271081279 (cloth ; alk. paper)