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Photography : a critical introduction /

Contributor(s): Publication details: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.Edition: 2nd edDescription: xx, 384 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmISBN:
  • 0415190584
  • 9780415190589
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • TR145 .P48 2000
Contents:
Thinking about photography: debates, historically and now / Derrick Price, Liz Wells -- Surveyors and surveyed: photography out and about / Derrick Price -- 'Sweet it is to scan ... ': personal photographs and popular photography / Patricia Holland -- Constructions of illusion: photography and commodity culture / Anandi Ramamurthy -- The subject as object: photography and the human body / Michelle Henning -- On and beyond the white walls: photography as art / Liz Wells -- Photography in the age of electronic imaging / Martin Lister.
Summary: This textbook examines key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political context. This second edition includes key concepts, biographies of major thinkers and seminal references, and provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic viewing.
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Book Book Whitecliffe Library General Shelves General TR 145 WEL (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 0002530

Includes bibliographical references (pages 360-374) and index.

Thinking about photography: debates, historically and now / Derrick Price, Liz Wells -- Surveyors and surveyed: photography out and about / Derrick Price -- 'Sweet it is to scan ... ': personal photographs and popular photography / Patricia Holland -- Constructions of illusion: photography and commodity culture / Anandi Ramamurthy -- The subject as object: photography and the human body / Michelle Henning -- On and beyond the white walls: photography as art / Liz Wells -- Photography in the age of electronic imaging / Martin Lister.

This textbook examines key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political context. This second edition includes key concepts, biographies of major thinkers and seminal references, and provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic viewing.

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