all ebooks in category: History of Photography (18)

The Greeks of Venice, 1498-1600: Immigration, Settlement, and Integration
English | January 5, 2017 | ISBN: 2503559263 | PDF | 242 pages | 2.3 MB

People have always immigrated in search of better working and living conditions, to escape persecution, reconnect with family, or simply for the experience. This volume …

This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement
English | 2012 | ISBN: 1617031712 | EPUB | pages: 256 | 16.9 mb

This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement is a paradigm-shifting publication that presents the Civil Rights Movement through the work of …

The Social Photo: On Photography and Social Media
English | April 30th, 2019 | ISBN: 1788730917 | 144 pages | EPUB | 0.26 MB

A set of bold theoretical reflections on how the social photo has remade our world. With the rise of the smart phone and social media, …

Documenting the World: Film, Photography, and the Scientific Record
English | ISBN: 022612911X | 2016 | 288 pages | AZW3, EPUB | 5 MB + 5 MB

Imagine the twentieth century without photography and film. Its history would be absent of images that define historical moments and generations: the death camps of …

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Portraiture and Photography in Africa
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0253008603 | PDF | pages: 471 | 43.1 mb

Beautifully illustrated, Portrait Photography in Africa offers new interpretations of the cultural and historical roles of photography in Africa. Twelve leading scholars look at early …

The Ethics of Seeing : Photography and Twentieth-Century German History
English | 2018 | ISBN: 1785337289 | 306 Pages | PDF | 6.31 MB

Throughout Germany's tumultuous twentieth century, photography was an indispensable form of documentation. Whether acting as artists, witnesses, or reformers, both professional and amateur photographers chronicled …

Zooming In: Histories of Photography in China
2016 | ISBN: 1780235992 | English | 326 pages | PDF | 27 MB

From the first sets of photographic records made by Western travelers to doctored portraits of Chairman Mao and the avant-garde photographic performances of the post–Cultural …

Red Light Women of Death Valley
English | January 23rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1540202046, 146711751X | 147 pages | EPUB | 3.23 MB

"Focuses on the lives of several prostitutes who worked in Death Valley area boomtowns between the 1870s and the early 1900s . . . Colorful …

Hanging Ruth Blay: An Eighteenth-Century New Hampshire Tragedy
English | January 23rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1540220834, 1596298278 | 131 pages | EPUB | 2.38 MB

The true story of a woman hanged in colonial Portsmouth for burying her stillborn out-of-wedlock baby. On a cold December morning in 1768, thirty-one-year-old Ruth …

Fifty Key Writers on Photography (Repost)
English | ISBN: 0415549442, 0415549450 | 2013 | 297 pages | PDF | 2 MB

A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our …