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Description - Visual Genders, Visual Histories by Patricia Hayes

This innovative book breaks new ground in visual studies with its specific exploration of the visual dimensions of gender. * Explores visual genders through material ranging from documentary film footage of liberated concentration camps after World War II to contemporary fashion photography in Tehran. * Chapters are organised conceptually under themes of documenting, trafficking and experimenting. * A diverse selection of exceptional and provocative images accompanies the text.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405146654
ISBN-10: 1405146656
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 154mm x 16mm)
Pages: 360
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 17-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Patricia Hayes

Patricia Hayes studied in Zimbabwe and the UK, and now works at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. She teaches African history, gender history and visual history. Jointly edited previous publications include Namibia under South African Rule (1998), The Colonising Camera: Photographs in the Making of Namibian History (1998) and Deep Histories: Gender & Colonialism in Southern Africa (2002). She is currently investigating photographic practices in recent southern African history.