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Title From above [electronic resource] : war, violence, and verticality / [edited by] Peter Adey, Mark Whitehead, Alison J. Williams.
Publication Info New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition First edition.



Descript x, 376 pages ; 22 cm
Edition First edition.
Contents Introduction: Visual Culture and Verticality / Peter Adey, Mark Whitehead and Alison Williams -- SECTION ONE. SCIENCE, MILITARISM AND DISTANCE -- The Balloon Prospect : Aerostatic Observation and the Emergence of Militarised Aeromobility / Caren Kaplan -- Lines of Descent / Derek Gregory -- Aerial Surveying, Geopolitical Competition and the Falkland Islands Dependency Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE 1955/7) / Klaus Dodds and Royal Hollowa -- Networks, Nodes and De-Territorialised Battlespace : The Scopic Regime of Rapid Dominance / Martin Coward -- Photomosaics : Mapping the Front, Mapping the City / Paul K. Saint-Amour -- SECTION TWO. AERIAL AESTHETICS, DISTORTION AND THE VIEW FROM BELOW -- "Concealing the Crude" : Airmindedness and the Camouflaging of Britain's Oil Installations, 1936/9 / James Robinson -- Flying into the Unknown : Cinematic Cultures of War and the Aesthetics of Disappearance / John Armitage -- Project Transparent Earth and the Autoscopy of Aerial Targeting : The Visual Geopolitics of the Underground / Ryan Bishop -- AFP-731 or The Other Night Sky : An Allegory / Trevor Paglen -- SECTION THREE. FROM CLOSE TO REMOTE -- The Pain of Love : The Invention of Aerial Surveillance in British Iraq / Priya Satia -- Targeting Affective Life From Above : Morale and Airpower / Ben Anderson -- Ecologies of the Wayward Drone / Jordan Crandall -- Satellite Images, Security and the Geopolitical Imagination / David Campbell.
ISBN 9780199334803 (paperback : alkaline paper)
9780199334797 (hardback : alkaline paper)
019933479X (hardback : alkaline paper)
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Series Critical war studies series
Subject Air warfare -- Case studies.
Air power -- Case studies.
Visual perception -- Political aspects.
Perspective (Philosophy)
War (Philosophy)
Militarism.
Violence.
Human territoriality.
National security.
Geopolitics.
Alt author Adey, Peter.
Whitehead, Mark, 1975-
Williams, Alison (Alison J.)
Descript x, 376 pages ; 22 cm
Edition First edition.
Contents Introduction: Visual Culture and Verticality / Peter Adey, Mark Whitehead and Alison Williams -- SECTION ONE. SCIENCE, MILITARISM AND DISTANCE -- The Balloon Prospect : Aerostatic Observation and the Emergence of Militarised Aeromobility / Caren Kaplan -- Lines of Descent / Derek Gregory -- Aerial Surveying, Geopolitical Competition and the Falkland Islands Dependency Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE 1955/7) / Klaus Dodds and Royal Hollowa -- Networks, Nodes and De-Territorialised Battlespace : The Scopic Regime of Rapid Dominance / Martin Coward -- Photomosaics : Mapping the Front, Mapping the City / Paul K. Saint-Amour -- SECTION TWO. AERIAL AESTHETICS, DISTORTION AND THE VIEW FROM BELOW -- "Concealing the Crude" : Airmindedness and the Camouflaging of Britain's Oil Installations, 1936/9 / James Robinson -- Flying into the Unknown : Cinematic Cultures of War and the Aesthetics of Disappearance / John Armitage -- Project Transparent Earth and the Autoscopy of Aerial Targeting : The Visual Geopolitics of the Underground / Ryan Bishop -- AFP-731 or The Other Night Sky : An Allegory / Trevor Paglen -- SECTION THREE. FROM CLOSE TO REMOTE -- The Pain of Love : The Invention of Aerial Surveillance in British Iraq / Priya Satia -- Targeting Affective Life From Above : Morale and Airpower / Ben Anderson -- Ecologies of the Wayward Drone / Jordan Crandall -- Satellite Images, Security and the Geopolitical Imagination / David Campbell.
ISBN 9780199334803 (paperback : alkaline paper)
9780199334797 (hardback : alkaline paper)
019933479X (hardback : alkaline paper)
Series Critical war studies series
Subject Air warfare -- Case studies.
Air power -- Case studies.
Visual perception -- Political aspects.
Perspective (Philosophy)
War (Philosophy)
Militarism.
Violence.
Human territoriality.
National security.
Geopolitics.
Alt author Adey, Peter.
Whitehead, Mark, 1975-
Williams, Alison (Alison J.)

Subject Air warfare -- Case studies.
Air power -- Case studies.
Visual perception -- Political aspects.
Perspective (Philosophy)
War (Philosophy)
Militarism.
Violence.
Human territoriality.
National security.
Geopolitics.
Descript x, 376 pages ; 22 cm
Contents Introduction: Visual Culture and Verticality / Peter Adey, Mark Whitehead and Alison Williams -- SECTION ONE. SCIENCE, MILITARISM AND DISTANCE -- The Balloon Prospect : Aerostatic Observation and the Emergence of Militarised Aeromobility / Caren Kaplan -- Lines of Descent / Derek Gregory -- Aerial Surveying, Geopolitical Competition and the Falkland Islands Dependency Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE 1955/7) / Klaus Dodds and Royal Hollowa -- Networks, Nodes and De-Territorialised Battlespace : The Scopic Regime of Rapid Dominance / Martin Coward -- Photomosaics : Mapping the Front, Mapping the City / Paul K. Saint-Amour -- SECTION TWO. AERIAL AESTHETICS, DISTORTION AND THE VIEW FROM BELOW -- "Concealing the Crude" : Airmindedness and the Camouflaging of Britain's Oil Installations, 1936/9 / James Robinson -- Flying into the Unknown : Cinematic Cultures of War and the Aesthetics of Disappearance / John Armitage -- Project Transparent Earth and the Autoscopy of Aerial Targeting : The Visual Geopolitics of the Underground / Ryan Bishop -- AFP-731 or The Other Night Sky : An Allegory / Trevor Paglen -- SECTION THREE. FROM CLOSE TO REMOTE -- The Pain of Love : The Invention of Aerial Surveillance in British Iraq / Priya Satia -- Targeting Affective Life From Above : Morale and Airpower / Ben Anderson -- Ecologies of the Wayward Drone / Jordan Crandall -- Satellite Images, Security and the Geopolitical Imagination / David Campbell.
Alt author Adey, Peter.
Whitehead, Mark, 1975-
Williams, Alison (Alison J.)
ISBN 9780199334803 (paperback : alkaline paper)
9780199334797 (hardback : alkaline paper)
019933479X (hardback : alkaline paper)

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