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Thus I Have Seen: Visualizing Faith in Early Indian Buddhism

Andy Rotman

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195366150
eISBN:
9780199867882
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195366150.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book examines the ways that seeing is an integral part of Indian Buddhism, and how the practices of seeing described in Indian Buddhist narratives function as a kind of skeleton key for opening ... More


Transborder visuality: Visual exchanges between Hong Kong and South China

Eric Kit-wai Ma

in Desiring Hong Kong, Consuming South China: Transborder Cultural Politics, 1970-2010

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083459
eISBN:
9789882209329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083459.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter summarizes the history of transborder imaginations of South China and Hong Kong by examining the production processes of media representations in which Hong Kong visual producers have ... More


Unfortunate Visibilities: The Transnational Circulation of Image-Objects

Ulla D. Berg

in Mobile Selves: Race, Migration, and Belonging in Peru and the U.S.

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479803460
eISBN:
9781479863778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803460.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter talks about the role of visuality in the production of transnationally mediated social relations. It examines how different genres of “migrant videos” are produced, circulated, viewed, ... More


E-Race-ing Color: Gender and Transnational Visual Economies of Beauty in India

Radhika Parameswaran

in Circuits of Visibility: Gender and Transnational Media Cultures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737309
eISBN:
9780814744680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737309.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides a critical treatment of whiteness against a transnational web of visual technologies as they permeate the fabric of everyday life in India. The tide in the semiotics of skin ... More


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