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Photography : a critical introduction

Author: Liz Wells
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This textbook examines key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political context. This second edition includes key concepts, biographies of major thinkers and seminal references, and provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic viewing.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Wells
ISBN: 0415190576 9780415190572 0415190584 9780415190589
OCLC Number: 41572550
Description: xx, 384 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Thinking about photography: debates, historically and now / Derrick Price, Liz Wells --
Surveyors and surveyed: photography out and about / Derrick Price --
'Sweet it is to scan ... ': personal photographs and popular photography / Patricia Holland --
Constructions of illusion: photography and commodity culture / Anandi Ramamurthy --
The subject as object: photography and the human body / Michelle Henning --
On and beyond the white walls: photography as art / Liz Wells --
Photography in the age of electronic imaging / Martin Lister.
Responsibility: edited by Liz Wells.
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