Books in category Photography – History

  • The Soiling of Old Glory

    The Soiling of Old Glory
    Louis P Masur

    April 5, 1976.

  • Photographing the Mexican Revolution

    Photographing the Mexican Revolution
    John Mraz

    In this pathfinding book, acclaimed photography historian John Mraz carries out a monumental analysis of photographs produced during the Mexican Revolution, focusing primarily on those made by Mexicans, in order to discover who took the …

  • The History of Photography

    The History of Photography
    Alma Davenport

    This interdependence between society and the photographic image continues to strengthen and evolve. This book develops specific themes from pre-photography to the present.

  • Phil Cross Gypsy Joker to a Hells Angel

    Phil Cross: Gypsy Joker to a Hells Angel
    Phil Cross, Meg Cross

    Once, while serving time for fighting and fleeing an officer, Phil broke out of jail, entered his bike in a bike show, won the bike show, and broke back into jail before anyone had discovered he was missing./divDIV /divPhil Cross: Gypsy …

  • Documenting the World

    Documenting the World
    Gregg Mitman, Kelley Wilder

    Drawing on scholars from the fields of art history, visual anthropology, and science and technology studies, the chapters in this book explore how this documentation—from the initial recording of images, to their acquisition and storage, …

  • The Photograph

    The Photograph
    Graham Clarke

    Provides a history of photography through essays on its major themes and genres

  • Daguerreotypes

    Lisa Saltzman

    By examining this idea of photography as articulated in literature, film, and the graphic novel, Daguerreotypes demonstrates how photography secures identity for figures with an otherwise unstable sense of self.

  • Faces of Hope

    Faces of Hope
    Christine Pisera Naman

    In this book, Christine Pisera Naman, whose son Trevor was born on September 11, 2001, has gathered together striking black-and-white photos of her child and forty-nine other babies who share the same birthday.

  • Catchers of the Light

    Catchers of the Light
    Stefan Hughes

    This book of 1600 or so pages, with 1800 or more photographs/illustrations and over 2000 references/notes – represents the FIRST fully detailed and professionally researched book on the subject; and tells of the incredible lives of the …

  • Photography and Its Origins

    Photography and Its Origins
    Tanya Sheehan, Andres Zervigon

    Edited by Tanya Sheehan and Andrés Mario Zervigón, this collection of 16 original essays, illustrated with 32 colour images, showcases prominent and emerging voices in the field of photography studies.

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