No. 14: Scientific Ways of Looking
National Geographic and the Modern Lens of Empire by Leila A. McNeill
Picture Protectorate: Power and Postcards in Empire by Anna Reser
This month we write about Western scientific ways of looking at women from the East, historically known as the Orient. Leila writes about how Arab women are 'ethnogrophized' in a contemporary imagination, and Anna examines the images of women on 19th century postcards.
*Banner image | Title logo for the TV series "Is It Real?" via Wikimedia Commons