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The Resource Watching Babylon : the War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture

Watching Babylon : the War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture

Label
Watching Babylon : the War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture
Title
Watching Babylon
Title remainder
the War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Groundbreaking and compelling, Watching Babylon examines the experience of watching the war against Iraq on television, on the internet, in the cinema and in print media. Mirzoeff shows how the endless stream of images flowing from the Gulf has necessitated a new form of visual thinking, one which recognises that the war has turned images themselves into weapons. Drawing connections between the history and legend of ancient Babylon, the metaphorical Babylon of Western modernity, and everyday life in the modern suburb of Babylon, New York, Mirzoeff explores ancient concerns which have found new
Member of
Cataloging source
MERUC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mirzoeff, Nicholas
Dewey number
302.23
Index
no index present
LC call number
P96.W35
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Visual communication
  • Visual sociology
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Babylon (Extinct city)
  • Babylon (N.Y.)
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • Mass media and war
  • Visual communication
  • Visual sociology
  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • New York (State)
  • Irakkrieg
  • Fernsehwirkung
  • Kriegsberichterstattung
Label
Watching Babylon : the War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Watching Babylon: The war in Iraq and global visual culture; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; Prologue: Babylonian modernity; Section 1: Babylon, Long Island; Section 2: The banality of images; Section 3: The empire of camps; Afterword: Afterimages; Notes and references; Index
Control code
817890712
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134290963
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817890712
Label
Watching Babylon : the War in Iraq and Global Visual Culture
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Watching Babylon: The war in Iraq and global visual culture; Copyright; Contents; List of figures; Prologue: Babylonian modernity; Section 1: Babylon, Long Island; Section 2: The banality of images; Section 3: The empire of camps; Afterword: Afterimages; Notes and references; Index
Control code
817890712
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (214 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781134290963
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)817890712

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