Celluloid colony : locating history and ethnography in early Dutch colonial films of Indonesia (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Celluloid colony : locating history and ethnography in early Dutch colonial films of Indonesia

Author: Sandeep Ray
Publisher: Singapore : NUS Press, [2021] ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How should colonial film archives be read? How can historians and ethnographers use colonial film as a complement to conventional written sources? Sandeep Ray uses the case of Dutch colonial film in Indonesia to show how a critically, historically, and cinematically informed reading of colonial film in the archive can be a powerful and unexpected source--one that is more accessible than ever today because of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandeep Ray
ISBN: 9789813251380 9813251387
OCLC Number: 1164350389
Language Note: In English.
Description: xiii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Locating history and ethnography in early Dutch colonial films of Indonesia
Responsibility: Sandeep Ray.

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Uses the case of Dutch colonial film in Indonesia to show how a critically-, historically- and cinematically-informed reading of colonial film in the archive can be a powerful and unexpected source,  Read more...

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