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Visualizing “Moorish” traces within Spain: Orientalism and medievalist nostalgia in Spanish colonial photojournalism 1909–33

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During the Spanish colonization of Morocco (1912–56), Spanish cultural discourses represented Morocco as a civilization with significant ties to Spain and explored the influences of Spain’s Islamic medieval past on Spanish culture and society. Because the colonial campaigns coincided with the development of photojournalism in Spain, the discourse of a Spanish-Moroccan fraternity was expressed in visual form in the press with a plethora of photographs, which evoked the “Moorish trace” in Spain...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1080/17561310.2017.1299422

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Medieval & Modern Lang Fac
Publisher:
Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
Art in Translation Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
114-133
Publication date:
2017-07-20
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ISSN:
1756-1310
Pubs id:
pubs:829466
URN:
uri:6f6b92b7-cd67-4aca-846f-6fb2f2378f30
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uuid:6f6b92b7-cd67-4aca-846f-6fb2f2378f30
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pubs:829466

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