The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories / Edition 1by John Tagg
Pub. Date: 09/01/1993
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
The author traces a history which has implications not only for the theory and practice of conventionally separated areas of amateur, professional, technical, documentary and art photography, but also for the understanding of the role of photography in processes of modern social regulation.
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Table of ContentsA democracy of the image; photographic portraiture and commodity production; evidence, truth and order; photographic records and the growth of the state; a means of surveillance; the photograph as evidence in law; a legal reality - a photograph as property in law; God's sanitary law - slum clearance and photography in late 19th century Leeds; the currency of the photograph - new deal reformism and documentary rhetoric; contacts, worksheets - notes on photography; history and representation.
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