9780789203298

A World History of Photography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780789203298

  • ISBN10:

    0789203294

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/1/1997
  • Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
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Summary

A World History of Photography encompasses the entire range of the medium, from the camera lucida to the latest computer technology, and from Europe and the Americas to the Far East. It investigates all aspects of photography - aesthetic, documentary, commercial, and technical - while placing it in historical context.

Table of Contents

PREFACE 9(5)
1. THE EARLY YEARS: TECHNOLOGY, VISION, USERS 1839-1875
14(24)
2. A PLENITUDE OF PORTRAITS 1839-1890
38(56)
The Galerie Contemporaine--Appearance and Character in 19th-Century Portraiture
84(10)
3. DOCUMENTATION: LANDSCAPE AND ARCHITECTURE 1839-1890
94(60)
The Western Landscape--Natural and Fabricated
144(10)
4. DOCUMENTATION: OBJECTS AND EVENTS 1839-1890
154(54)
A Short Technical History: Part I
192(8)
A 19th-Century Forerunner of Photojournalism--The Execution of the Lincoln Conspirators
200(8)
5. PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART: THE FIRST PHASE 1839-1890
208(36)
6. NEW TECHNOLOGY, NEW VISION, NEW USERS 1875-1925
244(52)
The Origins of Color in Camera Images
280(16)
7. ART PHOTOGRAPHY: ANOTHER ASPECT 1890-1920
296(44)
8. DOCUMENTATION: THE SOCIAL SCENE to 1945
340(52)
Illuminating Injustice: The Camera and Social Issues
384(8)
9. ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND MODERNISM 1920-1945
392(70)
A Short Technical History: Part II
442(12)
The Machine: Icons of the Industrial Ethos
454(8)
10. WORDS AND PICTURES: PHOTOGRAPHS IN PRINT MEDIA 1920-1980
462(54)
11. PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE 1950: THE STRAIGHT IMAGE
516(52)
12. PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE 1950: MANIPULATIONS AND COLOR
568(64)
A Short Technical History: Part III
624(8)
NOTES 632(13)
A PHOTOGRAPHY TIME LINE 645(5)
GLOSSARY 650(5)
BIBLIOGRAPHY 655(16)
INDEX 671

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