Photography: Critical Introduction / Edition 2

Photography: Critical Introduction / Edition 2

by Liz Wells
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415190584

ISBN-13: 9780415190589

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts. Written especially for students in further and higher education and for introductory college courses, it provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic seeing.
This completely revised and updated second

Overview

This is the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts. Written especially for students in further and higher education and for introductory college courses, it provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic seeing.
This completely revised and updated second edition includes:
* key concepts, biographies of major thinkers, seminal references
* a full glossary of terms, comprehensive bibliographies
* resource information, including guides to public archives and useful web sites Individual chapters cover:
* Key debates in photographic theory and history
• Documentary photography and photojournalism
• Personal and popular photography
• Photography and commodity culture
• Photography and the human body
• Photography as art
• Photography in the age of electronic imaging There are over 100 photographs and images, of huge diversity. They include images by Bill Brandt, Lee Friedlander, Hannah Hoch, Roshini Kempadoo, Dorothea Lange, Lee Miller, Alexander Rodchenko, Jacob Riis, Sebastio Salgado, Andres Serrano and Jo Spence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415190589
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.07(d)

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