Books in category Photography – History

  • Photographs by Man Ray

    Photographs by Man Ray
    Man Ray

    Still lifes, landscapes, nudes, women's faces, portraits, and rayographs (photographs made without cameras) produced by Ray in the twenties and early thirties are accompanied by the comments of his contemporaries

  • Saskatoon

    Jeff O’Brien, Ruth W. Millar, William P. Delainey

    The new book showcases the city's recent history, and the new images that have become available to researchers since the original publication.

  • Stars of the American Musical Theater in Historic Photographs

    Stars of the American Musical Theater in Historic Photographs
    Stanley Appelbaum, James Camner

    361 portraits, from 1860s to 1950 of over 400 stars. Informative captions. An illustrious collection, long overdue.

  • 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 …

  • Faces of the Civil War Navies

    Faces of the Civil War Navies
    Ronald S. Coddington

    In addition to presenting the personal stories of seventy-seven intrepid volunteers, Coddington also focuses on the momentous naval events that ushered in an era of ironclad ships and other technical innovations.

  • Doctored

    Tanya Sheehan

    "Examines the relationship between photography and medicine in American culture.

  • Photography A Critical Introduction

    Photography: A Critical Introduction
    Liz Wells

    Written especially for students in further and higher education and for introductory college courses, this fully revised edition provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic seeing.

  • 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.

  • This Place These People

    This Place, These People
    David Stark

    This book pairs images of abandoned farm places with the plain-spoken recollections of the people who still live in nearby communities.

  • 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, …

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