Title I would have smiled: photographing the Palestinian refugee experience/ Issam Nassar & Rasha Salti, editors.
Type of Material book
Publication etc. (Imprint) Jerusalem: Institute for Palestine Studies, 2009.
Physical description 199 pages: illustrations; 22 cm.
ISBN 978-0-88728-309-3
Subject - Topical term Refugees, Palestinian Arab--Pictorial works .
Language Note English
Added author Nassar, Issam
Salṭī, Rashā
Call Number HV640.5.P36 I2 2009
Other call number R-PAL-Iwo-1
BAR CODE SHELVING LOCATION STATUS
STOCKYQHA47549 Region Related Arab Image Foundation Reference
SUMMARY


This book is a tribute to Myrtle Winter-Chaumeny. A photographer who devoted her career to documenting the lives of Palestinian refugees, Winter-Chaumeny was responsible for establishing the largest archive on the refugees life in the second half of the twentieth century. The photo archive of the UNRWA is a record that has preserved images of refugees from the start of their experience in uprooting and exile, through the many wars they endured and the harsh living conditions of their quotidian existence in the many camps. Authors from dif-ferent backgrounds contributed to this volume to celebrate the photographic legacy of a photographer, her achievements, and the subject of representation: the Palestinians.


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