The Book The Face of War

The Face of War

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  • Autor: Sandy Callister
  • Editor: Auckland University Press
  • Relaese Date: 01 June 2008
  • ISBN: 1869404076
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT, Audio, MOBI
  • Number of page: 216 pages
  • File Size: 18MB
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Description The Face of War de Sandy Callister:

By the time the First World War broke out in 1914, photography had become affordable and popular. Many of the 100,000 New Zealanders who went overseas to fight carried cameras with them, determined to capture their part in the 'great adventure'. And soldiers were not the only ones to take photographs: cameras were also used by officials, journalists and medical staff. The Face of War is the first book to examine the photographs, many previously unknown, of New Zealand's First World War experience, tracing a sometimes shocking, often moving visual history through soldiers' snapshots, keepsake portraits, battlefield panoramas, photographic medical records and rolls of honour. Sandy Callister discusses how photography was used to capture and narrate, memorialise and observe, romanticise and bear witness to the experiences of New Zealanders at home and overseas. Her study is the first to argue for the importance of New Zealand photography to the history of war, but also examines in depth the contradictions of this photography: as a site of remembrance and forgetting, of nation and sacrifice, of mourning and mythology, of subjectivity and identity. Both authoritative and insightful, The Face of War superbly illuminates an often overlooked aspect of New Zealand's First World War history. Sandy Callister has worked for more than 25 years as a leading brand and communication strategist. She gained her PhD in history from the University of Auckland and won a Kate Edger Post-Doctoral Award in 2006. She is now an Honorary Research Associate in History at the University of Auckland while continuing her work in the business world.

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