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Book Review: Photography, Humanitarianism, Empire

Hansen, David

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Focused on ‘the role of photography in shaping debates about Aboriginal Australians', Jane Lydon's work is fundamental to our visual-cultural history (xiii). Not only has she done the hard yards in the archive, as demonstrated by the vital Eye Contact (2005), but she has also worked with Indigenous scholars, elders and communities to produce meaningful 'bothways' accounts of Australian photographies, as in Calling the Shots (2014), which places equal weight on production, reception and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018-08-13
Type: Review
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/161655
Source: Australian Historical Studies
DOI: 10.1080/1031461X.2018.1495147
Access Rights: Open Access

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