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

  • 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

    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.

  • Colonial Noir

    Colonial Noir
    Reid Samuel Yalom

    "A second major aspect of this work is Yalom's desire to use the lens of Latin American literature – particularly magical realism – to delve into Mexican culture and history.

  • The Strange Case of William Mumler Spirit Photographer

    The Strange Case of William Mumler, Spirit Photographer
    Louis Kaplan

    In the 1860s, William Mumler photographed ghostsa or so he claimed.

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