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Middle East Photography: Monographs

Selected Monographs

Abaza, Mona et al.
Visual productions of knowledge : toward a different Middle East.
Cairo papers in social science ; v. 31, no. 3/4
Cairo, American University in Cairo, 2012.
Perkins/Bostock Library HM500 .A239 2012 Check availability @ Duke
1. Beyond the Written: Visual Productions and Sensory Knowledge (Hanan Sabea and Mark R. Westmoreland) (p. 1) I. January 25: Visual Knowledge of an Event 2. A Place Called Tahrir (Sabelo Narasimhan) (p. 12) II. Photographic Practices and the Egyptian Imaginary 3. "No Ideas But in Things": A Documentary Art Short on Message (Yasser Alwan) (p. 32) 4. Evidence of What? The Photographic Archive and Its Problematics (Heba Farid) (p. 53) 5. Intersecting Photography with Text: Reflections on a Working Process (Mona Abaza) (p. 79) 6. Epistemology of Photographic Evidence: A Response (Angela Harutyunyan) (p. 95) IIII. Epistemological Intersections: Anthropology and Art 7. Knowledge Production and the Visual Medium (Fadwa El Guindi) (p. 108) 8. In This Field: Akram Zaatari's Ethnographic Excavations (Mark R. Westmoreland) (p. 124) 9. From Archive to Art Film: A Palestinian Aesthetics of Memory Reviewed (Diana Allan) (p. 145) 10. 'Imaging Memory': Conflations of Time and Space, and Contestations of Epistemological 'Truth,' in Visual Art and Ethnography (Elizabeth Wickett) (p. 167) IV. Doing Anthropology of Visual Culture and Doing Anthropology Visually 11. Past and Future Pathways of Culture: Cinematic Representations of Kurds and the Kurdish Issue in Turkish Media Worlds (Suncem Kocer) (p. 184) 12. A Film Exploration of Sanayeh, a Neighborhood of Beirut (Pascale Féghali) (p. 205) About the Contributors (p. 226)
Ak, Seyit Ali.
Erken cumhuriyet dönemi Türk fotografi : 1923-1960.
Istanbul : Remzi Kitabevi, 2001.
Perkins/Bostock Library TR139 .A39 2001 Check availability @ Duke
Azoulay, Ariella.
The civil contract of photography.
New York; Cambridge, Mass.: Zone Books; Distributed by The MIT Press, 2008.
Perkins/Bostock Library TR147 .A96 2008 Check availability @ Duke
Azoulay, Ariella.
Civil imagination : a political ontology of photography.
London ; New York: Verso, 2012.
Lilly Library TR187 .A98313 2012
Perkins/Bostock Library TR187 .A98313 2012
Check availability @ Duke
Azoulay, Ariella.
From Palestine to Israel : a photographic record of destruction and state formation, 1947-1950.
London: Pluto, 2011.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS119.7 .A96813 2011 Check availability @ Duke
Hebrew edition
Bassil, Karl.
Mapping sitting : on portraiture and photography / a book by Karl Bassil, Zeina Maasri, and Akram Zaatari ; in collaboration with Walid Raad ; a project by Akram Zaatari and Walid Raad.
Beirut, Lebanon : Mind the gap : Fondation Arabe pour l’Image, c2002.
Lilly Library TR680 .B377 2002 Check availability @ Duke
Bedford, Francis, 1816-1894.
Cairo to Constantinople : Francis Bedford's Photographs of the Middle East.
London: Royal Collection, 2011.
Lilly Library TR113.5 B43 2011 Check availability @ Duke
Behdad, Ali and Luke Gartlan (eds.)
Photography's Orientalism : new essays on colonial representation.
Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2013.
Lilly Library NX650.E85 P49 2013 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: The Orientalist photograph / Ali Behdad -- What's photography got to do with it? / Christopher Pinney -- The limits of circumscription / Mary Roberts -- Alternative histories of photography in the Ottoman Middle East / Nancy Micklewright -- Off the frame: the panoramic city albums of Istanbul / Esra Akcan -- Two or three dimensions? scale, photography, and Egypt's pyramids / Darcy Grimaldo Grigsby -- Dandies on the pyramids: photography and German-speaking artists in Cairo / Luke Gartlan -- Flash forward: pictures at war / Hannah Feldman -- Travel albums and revisioning narratives: a case study in the Getty's Fleury "cachemire" album of 1908 / Rob Linrothe -- The mute testimony of the picture: British paper photography and India / John Tagg.
Dalman, Gustaf, 1855-1941.
Hundert deutsche Fliegerbilder aus Palästina, ausgewählt und erläutert von Gustaf Dalman.
Gütersloh, Bertelsmann, 1925.
Library Service Center G2235.A3 1925 D3 1925 LSC Check availability @ Duke
Danto, Arthur C.
Shirin Neshat.
New York: Rizzoli, 2010.
Lilly Library N7289.N47 D36 2010 Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: A letter / Marina Abramović -- Shirin Neshat and the concept of absolute spirit / Arthur C. Danto -- Plates / Shirin Neshat -- Women of Allah -- Turbulent -- Rapture -- Fervor -- Soliloquy -- Passage -- Tooba -- The last word -- Games of desire -- Mahdokht -- Zarin -- Faezeh -- Munis -- Farokh Legha -- Women without men.
Evans, Elaine Altman.
Scholars, scoundrels, and the Sphinx : a photographic and archaeological adventure up the Nile.
Knoxville, TN : McClung Museum, 2000.
Divinity School Library Quarto 932 E92, S368, 2000 Check availability @ Duke
Notes: "This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition Scholars, Scoundrels, and the Sphinx: A Photographic and Archaeological Adventure up the Nile."
Facey, William.
Saudi Arabia by the first photographers.
London : Stacey International, c1996.
Perkins/Bostock Stacks 953.8 F138, S255, 1996 Check availability @ Duke
Fani, Michel.
L'atelier de Beyrouth : Liban 1848-1914.
Beyrouth, Liban : Editions de l'Escalier, c1996.
Lilly Library DS80.2 .F36 1996 Check availability @ Duke
Fani, Michel.
Liban, 1880-1914 : l'Atelier photographique de Ghazir.
Beyrouth, Liban ; Paris : Editions de l'Escalier, c1995.
Lilly Library TR113.L4 F3336 1995 Check availability @ Duke
Fani, Michel.
Une histoire de la photographie au Liban : 1840-1944.
Beyrouth : Editions de l'escalier, 2005.
Lilly Library Check availability @ Duke
Feeney, John.
Photographing Egypt : forty years behind the lens.
Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, c2005.
Lilly Library DT47 .F44 2005 Check availability @ Duke
Folberg, Neil.
Celestial nights : visions of an ancient land : photographs from Israel and the Sinai.
New York : Aperture Foundation, c2001.
Lilly Library 779.092 F663, C392, 2001 Check availability @ Duke
Fondation arabe pour l’image.
Histoires intimes : Liban 1900-1960.
Arles : Actes sud, 1998.
Lilly Library 779.99612 H673, 1998 Check availability @ Duke
Work on 20th centuy portrait photography in Lebanon.
Frith, Francis.
Egypt and the Holy Land in historic photographs : 77 views.
New York : Dover Publications, 1980.
Divinity School Library Quarto 779.99162 F917, E32, 1980 Check availability @ Duke
Graham-Brown, Sarah.
Images of women : the portrayal of women in photography of the Middle East, 1860-1950.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1988.
Perkins/Bostock Library HQ1726.5 .G73 1988 Check availability @ Duke
Güler, Ara.
Ara Güler.
Beyoğlu, İstanbul: Antartist Yayıncılık, 2004.
Lilly Library TR654 .G84 2004 Check availability @ Duke
Güler, Ara.
Ara Güler's Istanbul.
London: Thames & Hudson, 2009.
Perkins/Bostock Library R724 .G854 2009 Check availability @ Duke
Günel, Dora.
Unvan-sız = Un-titled.
Beyoğlu, İstanbul: Espas Sanat Kuram, 2012.
Lilly Library TR140.G863 U682 2012 Check availability @ Duke
Güreş, Nilbar.
Who is the subject?
New York: Osmos, 2013.
Lilly Library N7173.G87 A4 2013 Check availability @ Duke
Haubitz, Sabine et al.
Haubitz+Zoche : Sinai hotels ; [anlässlich der Ausstellung: Haubitz+Zoche, Sinai hotels; Forum 03, Fotomuseum im Münchner Stadtmuseum, 27.1.-26.3.2006].
Salzburg : Fotohof, c2006.
Lilly Library TR647 .H38 2006 Check availability @ Duke
Institut du monde arabe (France)
L'orient des photographes arméniens : [catalogue de l'exposition présentée à l'institut du monde arabe du 21 février au 1er avril 2007]
Paris: Cercle d'art; Institut du monde arabe, 2007.
Lilly Library DS44.5 .I677 2007
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Issa, Rose and Michket Krifa.
Arab photography now.
Heidelberg, Berlin: Kehrer, 2011.
Lilly Library TR114 .A73 2011 Check availability @ Duke
Jādirjī, Kāmil, 1897-1968.
The photography of Kamil Chadirji : social life in the Middle East, 1920-1940.
Surrey, England : LAAM Ltd., c1991.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS44.5 .C48 1991 Check availability @ Duke
Kratsman, Miki.
All about us.
Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2011.
Lilly Library TR820.5 .K738 2011x Check availability @ Duke
Kratsman, Miki.
Tal qual : a l'entorn de la fotografia de Miki Kratsman = Tal cual : en torno a la fotografía de Miki Kratsman.
Barcelona: Institut de Cultura de l'Ajuntament de Barcelona, 2012.
Lilly Library DS119.76 .K73 2012 Check availability @ Duke
The entire body of Miki Kratsman’s work (Argentina, 1959; Israeli citizen since 1971) is centred on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and it unfolds between the vicissitudes and circumstances of the daily life of the Palestinian people, shaped by displacement, constant siege, and the systematic occupation that they have undergone for more than sixty years.
See full review.
Laub, Gillian and Ariella Azoulay.
New York, N.Y. : Aperture ; London : Thames & Hudson, 2007.
Lilly Library DS119.7 .L38 2007 Check availability @ Duke
Photographer Gillian Laub has worked in Israel and Palestine, producing portraits of the inhabitants of Jerusalem, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Ramallah, Nablus and other locations in the region. This volume contains 50 of her portraits of Israeli Jews, Israeli Arabs, displaced Lebanese families and Palestinians--each personally affected by the geopolitical context in which they live, and each unveiling one more essential element in the puzzle of peace for the Middle East. In some of Laub's photographs, the traces of conflict are immediately observable--teenage boys without limbs; a young woman enveloped in scar tissue and a burn-recovery suit. Others are seemingly free from the disfigurements of violence. Yet in the interviews that accompany each portrait, a common thread of survival is revealed. Resilience, pride, defiance, vulnerability--and most astonishing of all, optimism--emerge from one statement to the next.
Lunn, Richard.
Francis Frith's Egypt and the Holy land : the pioneering photographic expeditions to the Middle East.
Salisbury: Frith, 2005.
Perkins/Bostock Library TR790 .F73 2005
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Madani, Hashem.
Hashem El Madani : studio practices / edited by Lisa Le Feuvre and Akram Zaatari.
Beirut : Arab Image Foundation ; Mind the gap ; The Photographers' Gallery, c2004.
Lilly Library TR680 .M26 2004 Check availability @ Duke
Matson, G. Eric (Gästgifvar Eric), 1888-1977.
The Middle East in pictures.
New York : Arno Press, 1980.
Divinity School Library Folio 956 M434, M627, 1980 Check availability @ Duke
Micklewright, Nancy.
A Victorian traveler in the Middle East : the photography and travel writing of Annie Lady Brassey.
Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2002.
Lilly Library 779.9956015 B823, M625, 2002 Check availability @ Duke
Mirzā, Miʻrāj Nawwāb. ‫ مرزا، معراج بن نواب. ‬
al-Aṭlas al-muṣawwar li-Makkah al-Mukarramah wa-al-mashāʻir al-muqaddasah : min al-qarn al-khāmis ḥattá al-rubʻ al-awwal min al-qarn al-khāmis ʻashar al-Hijrī.
‫ الأطلس المصور لمكة المكرمة والمشاعر المقدسة : من القرن الخامس حتى الربع الأول من القرن الخامس عشر الهجري
[al-Riyāḍ] : Dārat al-Malik ʻAbd al-ʻAzīz, c1424 [c2003 or 2004] ‫ [الرياض] : دارة الملك عبد العزيز، .c1424 [c2003 or 2004] ‬
Lilly Library BP187.2 .M579 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Mohr, Jean.
Côte à côte ou face à face : Israéliens et Palestiniens, 50 ans de photographies = Side by side or face to face : Israelis and Palestinians, 50 years of photography.
Genève : Labor et Fides, c2003.
Lilly Library DS119.7 .M64 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Nafisi, Parisa Damandan.
Portrait photographs from Isfahan : faces in transition, 1920-1950.
London : Saqi ; The Hague : Prince Claus Fund Library, 2004.
Lilly Library TR108.I84 N343 2004 Check availability @ Duke
Contents: The development of portrait photography in Isfahan / Parisa Damandan -- Photo album -- The rise of the kindly citizen / Reza Sheikh -- Life captured on glass plates / Josephine van Bennekom.
Nassar, Issam.
I would have smiled : photographing the Palestinian refugee experience.
Jerusalem, Institute for Palestinian Studies, 2009.
Perkins/Bostock Library HV640.5.P36 N37 2009 Check availability @ Duke
Notes: "All the photographs in this book are from the UNRWA collection."
Neshat, Shirin.
Shirin Neshat.
Göttingen: Steidl, 2005.
Lilly Library TR647 .N4454 2005 Check availability @ Duke
Nickel, Douglas R.
Francis Frith in Egypt and Palestine : a Victorian photographer abroad.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2004.
Lilly Library 770.92 F919, N632, 2004 Check availability @ Duke
Özendes, Engin.
From Sébah & Joaillier to Foto Sabah : orientalism in photography.
İstanbul: YKY, 2004.
Perkins/Bostock Library TR112.S42 O99 2004
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Table of Contents: Winds of orientalism in Europe -- Improved travelling conditions -- Life in the East -- Orientalism in photography -- Family tree -- Pascal Sébah and El Chark -- 1873, year of achievements -- The death of Pascal Sebah -- Sébah and Joaillier is born -- Postcards and souvenirs albums -- Hagop Iskender and Perpignani -- Studio cards
Özendes, Engin.
Türkiye'de fotograf = Photography in Turkey.
Istanbul : Türkiye Ekonomik ve Toplumsal Tarih Vakfi : Pamukbank, c1999.
Lilly Library 770.9561 O99, T939, 1999 Check availability @ Duke
Öztuncay, Bahattin.
The photographers of Constantinople : pioneers, studios and artists from 19th century Istanbul.
Istanbul: Aygaz, 2003.
Perkins/Bostock Library TR111 .O498 2003 2 vols. Check availability @ Duke
Table of Contents: 1. Text & photographs -- 2. The album.
Onne, Eyal.
Photographic heritage of the Holy Land, 1839-1914.
Manchester, Eng. : Institute of Advanced Studies, Manchester Polytechnic, 1980.
Divinity School Library Quarto 779.995694 O58, P575, 1980 Check availability @ Duke
Perez, Nissan.
Focus East : early photography in the Near East (1839-1885).
New York : Abrams, 1988.
Lilly Library Stacks 770.956 P438, F652, 1988 Check availability @ Duke
Reuters ltd.
Twenty-one days to Baghdad : a chronicle of the Iraq war.
Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, c2003.
Perkins/Bostock Library 956.70443 T971, 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Said, Edward W. & Jean Mohr.
After the last sky : Palestinian lives.
New York : Pantheon Books, c1986.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS119.7 .S332 1986 Check availability @ Duke
Sanbar, Elias.
The Palestinians : photographs of a land and its people from 1839 to the present day.
Paris: Hazan, 2014
Perkins/Bostock Library DS108.5 .S25713 2014 Check availability @ Duke
Schutyser, Tom.
Caravanserai : traces, places, dialogue in the Middle East.
Milan, Italy: 5 Continents Editions, 2012.
Perkins/Bostock Library TR659 .S35 2012
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Shibli, Ahlam.
Ahlam Shibli : phantom home.
Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz, 2013.
Lilly Library TR647 .S47 2013 Check availability @ Duke
Shibli, Ahlam.
Lost time.
Birmingham, UK: Ikon, 2003.
Lilly Library TR113.I75 S45 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Shibli, Ahlam.
Ahlam Shibli : trackers.
Köln: König, 2007.
Lilly Library TR647 .S4685 2006 Check availability @ Duke
"From January to July of 2005, photographer Ahlam Shibli, born in Palestine in 1970, followed the young Palestinians of the Israeli army, soldiers of Bedouin descent deployed in tracking units at borders and in the occupied territories. The banal and unheroic moments she recorded, while the men were resting or waiting for something to happen, are set alongside images of destroyed houses and decayed infrastructure, cemeteries where Palestinians who died fighting against Israel are buried beside those who fought on its behalf, and the villages from which the men come and to which they will return. Shibli's portraits are understanding and her subjects forcefully portrayed, but their loyalty to the state of Israel touches a sore spot, and highlights certain divisive questions about how the Palestinian community can move forward. What might it mean for these young men to serve in the Israeli army? In Shibli's words, what is "the price a minority is forced to pay to the majority to be accepted?""
Shvily, Efrat and Ariella Azoulay.
New homes in Israel and the occupied territories.
Rotterdam, the Netherlands : Witte de With, center for contemporary art ; New York, NY : [Distributed by] D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, c2003.
Lilly Library DS108.5 .S56 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Summary: Anonymous deserted buildings have dominated the photographic work of Efrat Shvily since she began to frame Israel's architecture in her images in the early 1990s. The buildings, so disconnected from their surroundings, point to the problematic relationship between the Israelis and their land. Shvily's New Homes in Israel and the Occupied Territories is a series of black-and-white photographs of houses and neighborhoods, which sometimes seem more like models than real buildings. In her desolate photos, Shvily does not make it clear whether the buildings were once inhabited and are now deserted, currently inhabited, or soon to be occupied. The series arose in reaction to the large number of new settlements that were realized in Israel in the 1990s. Perhaps because of the speed of these new developments, combined with the fact that construction projects are used as a means to occupy territory, the people who live in these places seem estranged from the land that surrounds them--a state of being that Shvily captures in her photos.
Stétié, Salah.
Egyptiennes : cartes postales (1885-1930).
Saint-Pourçain-sur-Sioule : Bleu autour, c2003.
Lilly Library NC1878.W64 S74 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Stevens, Bruno.
Baghdad, truth lies within; texts by Jon Lee Anderson, Monica Garcia Prieto, John G. Morris.
Amsterdam : Ludion, c2004.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS79.762 .S74 2004 Check availability @ Duke
Thesiger, Wilfred.
Desert, marsh and mountain : the world of a nomad.
London : Motivate, 1993, c1979.
Perkins/Bostock Library DS49.7 .T447 1993 Check availability @ Duke
Thesiger, Wilfred.
A vanished world.
New York ; London : W.W. Norton, c2001.
Lilly Library Stacks 779.2092 T413, V258, 2001 Check availability @ Duke
Thesiger, Wilfred.
Visions of a nomad.
London : Collins, 1987.
Perkins/Bostock Library Stacks 910.222 T413, V831, 1987 Check availability @ Duke
Turnley, David C.
Baghdad blues : a war diary.
New York : Vendome, c2003.
Perkins/Bostock Library 956.70443 T955, B144, 2003 Check availability @ Duke
Vaczek, Louis Charles.
Travelers in ancient lands : a portrait of the Middle East, 1839-1919.
Boston : New York Graphic Society, c1981.
Perkins/Bostock Library 915.6041 V121, T779, 1981 Check availability @ Duke
Includes biographical index of 74 photographers who worked in the Middle East.
Van Haaften, Julia.
From Talbot to Stieglitz : masterpieces of early photography from the New York Public Library.
New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1982.
Lilly Library Stacks 779.074 F931, 1982 Check availability @ Duke
Early photographs of the Middle East are represented by the works of Du Camp and Frith.
Van Leo.
Portraits du Caire.
Arles : Actes Sud, 1999.
Lilly Library 779.2092 V259, P853, 1999 Check availability @ Duke
Webb, Alex.
Istanbul : city of a hundred names: photographs by Alex Webb; essay by Orhan Pamuk.
New York : Aperture ; London : Thames & Hudson, c2007.
Perkins/Bostock Library DR724 .W43 2007 Check availability @ Duke