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Coral Empire: Underwater Oceans, Colonial Tropics, Visual Modernity
Contributor(s): Elias, Ann
ISBN: 1478003820     ISBN-13: 9781478003823
Publisher: Duke Univ Pr
    OUR PRICE: $26.95  
Product Type: Paperback
Published: May 2019
Ann Elias traces the history of two explorers whose photographs and films of tropical reefs in the 1920s cast corals and the sea as an unexplored territory to be exploited in ways that tied the tropics and reefs to colonialism, racism, and the human domination of nature.

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Library of Congress Subjects:
Coral reefs and islands; Research.
Underwater exploration; History; 20th century.
Underwater exploration; Environmental aspects.
BISAC Categories:
- Photography | History
- Nature | Oceans & Seas
Dewey: 770.092/2
LCCN: 2018037352
Academic/Grade Level: Scholarly/Graduate
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 8.75" H x 6.00" W x 0.75" (0.94 lbs) 286 pages
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Contributor Bio(s):
Ann Elias is Associate Professor of the History and Theory of Contemporary Global Art at the University of Sydney, author of Camouflage Australia: Art, Nature, Science, and War and Useless Beauty: Flowers and Australian Art, and coeditor of Camouflage Cultures: Beyond the Art of Disappearance.