Photography: A Cultural History

Photography: A Cultural History
Library Shelf Location 27. MARI
Publication Date 2006
Description This is a groundbreaking survey of international photography, which examines the discipline across the full range of its uses by both professionals and amateurs. Each of the eight chapters takes a period of up to forty years and examines the medium through the lenses of art, science, social science, travel, war, fashion, the mass media and individual practitioners. Preface; Introduction; 1. The Origins of Photography (to 1839); 2. The Second Invention of Photography (1839 - 1854); 3. The Expanding Domain (1854 - 1880); 4. Photography in the Modern Age (1880 - 1918); 5. A New Vision (1918 - 1945); 6. Through the Lens of Culture (1945 - 1975); 7. Convergences (1975 - 2000); 8. Into the New Millennium; Glossary; Timeline; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
ISBN 9781856694933
Quantity 1
Pages 544 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Author Mary Warner Marien
Format Paperback
Publisher Laurence King Publishing Ltd, London
Category Photography
Keywords War photography, Mass-media, Armed conflicts, Social sciences
Language English

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