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Dean Worcester's fantasy islands : photography, film, and the colonial Philippines / Mark Rice

Catalog Data

Author:
Rice, Mark  Search this
Subject:
Worcester, Dean C (Dean Conant) 1866-1924  Search this
Worcester, Dean C (Dean Conant) 1866-1924 Political and social views  Search this
Physical description:
x, 220 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Pictorial works
History
Place:
Philippines
United States
Date:
2014
Notes:
ANTH copy purchased with funds from the S. Dillon Ripley Endowment.
Contents:
A Note on Terminology -- Establishing the Archive -- Filipinos, Dressed and Undressed -- Dean Worcester, National Geographic Magazine, and the Imagined Philippines -- Lecturing against Philippine Independence : Photography, Film, and the Lyceum Circuit -- Final Acts and Reactions
Summary:
"Informed by contemporary theories of colonial photography and the history of U.S. imperialism, Dean Worcester's Fantasy Islands--a product of intensive archival research at the University of Michigan and elsewhere--is narrative in its approach, tracing Worcester's emergence both as a colonial administrator and a photographer and analyzing the intersections between his personal desires and his political agenda as they shaped his photography in the Philippines. Author Mark Rice discusses the controversies that surrounded Worcester's use of evocative photography and demonstrates his lasting influence on dominant modes of ethnographic photography as seen in the pages of National Geographic and elsewhere"-- Provided by publisher.
Topic:
Colonial administrators  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Photography--Political aspects--History  Search this
Photography in ethnology--History  Search this
History  Search this
Colonization  Search this
Relations  Search this
Philippines--Colonization--History  Search this
Philippines--History--Pictorial works  Search this
Philippines--Relations--United States  Search this
United States--Relations--Philippines  Search this
Worcester, Dean C., 1866-1924--(Dean Conant)  Search this
Worcester, Dean C., 1866-1924--(Dean Conant)--Political and social views  Search this
Colonial administrators--Philippines--Biography  Search this
Photographers--Philippines--Biography  Search this
Photography in ethnology--Philippines--History  Search this
Photography--Political aspects--Philippines--History  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1093416