Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis: From Slavery to Jim Crow book cover

    Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis

    From Slavery to Jim Crow

    By Earnestine Lovelle Jenkins

    Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis: from Slavery to Jim Crow presents a rich interpretation of African American visual culture. Using Victorian era photographs, engravings, and pictorial illustrations from local and national archives, this unique study examines intersections…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • The Photography Handbook book cover

    The Photography Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Terence Wright

    The new edition of The Photography Handbook builds on previous editions’ illuminating overview of the history, theory and practice of the creation and consumption of photographic images, and engages with the practical and theoretical implications of the explosion of new platforms for making,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine: Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955 book cover

    Women, Workers, and Race in LIFE Magazine

    Hansel Mieth’s Reform Photojournalism, 1934-1955

    By Dolores Flamiano

    The tension between social reform photography and photojournalism is examined through this study of the life and work of German émigré Hansel Mieth (1909-1998), who made an unlikely journey from migrant farm worker to Life photographer. She was the second woman in that role, after Margaret…

    Hardback – 2015-12-11
    Routledge

  • Biopolitical Media: Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life book cover

    Biopolitical Media

    Catastrophe, Immunity and Bare Life

    By Allen Meek

    This book presents an historical account of media and catastrophe that engages with theories of biopolitics in the work of Michel Foucault, Giorgio Agamben, Michael Hardt, Antonio Negri and others. It explains how responses to catastrophe in media and cultural criticism over the past 150 years are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • Photography and Place: Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945 book cover

    Photography and Place

    Seeing and Not Seeing Germany After 1945

    By Donna West Brett

    As a recording device, photography plays a unique role in how we remember places and events that happened there. This includes recording events as they happen, or recording places where something occurred before the photograph was taken, commonly referred to as aftermath photography. This book…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • A User's Guide to the View Camera: Third Edition book cover

    A User's Guide to the View Camera

    Third Edition

    By Jim Stone

    This reissued third edition of A User’s Guide to View Camera introduces photographers to large-format cameras, covering their use with both film and digital capture. Readers will learn the anatomy of cameras with a separately adjustable back or front, the proper techniques for using view cameras,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Focal Press

  • Rethinking Photography: Histories, Theories and Education book cover

    Rethinking Photography

    Histories, Theories and Education

    By Peter Smith, Carolyn Lefley

    Rethinking Photography is an accessible and illuminating critical introduction to the practice and interpretation of photography today. Peter Smith and Carolyn Lefley closely link critical approaches to photographic practices and present a detailed study of differing historical and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge

  • Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities book cover

    Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities

    Edited by Philip Carabott, Yannis Hamilakis, Eleni Papargyriou

    While written sources on the history of Greece have been studied extensively, no systematic attempt has been made to examine photography as an important cultural and material process. This is surprising, given that Modern Greece and photography are almost peers: both are cultural products of the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Photography: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Photography: A Critical Introduction

    5th Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Photography: A Critical Introduction was the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts, and is now established as one of the leading textbooks in its field. Written especially for students in higher education and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-16
    Routledge

  • On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture book cover

    On Not Looking

    The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture

    Edited by Frances Guerin

    On Not Looking: The Paradox of Contemporary Visual Culture focuses on the image, and our relationship to it, as a site of "not looking." The collection demonstrates that even though we live in an image-saturated culture, many images do not look at what they claim, viewers often do not look at the…

    Hardback – 2015-01-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Art and Visual Studies

  • Framing the Interpreter: Towards a visual perspective book cover

    Framing the Interpreter

    Towards a visual perspective

    Edited by Anxo Fernández-Ocampo, Michaela Wolf

    Situations of conflict offer special insights into the history of the interpreter figure, and specifically the part played in that history by photographic representations of interpreters. This book analyses photo postcards, snapshots and press photos from several historical periods of conflict,…

    Paperback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge

  • Photography and Its Origins book cover

    Photography and Its Origins

    Edited by Tanya Sheehan, Andres Zervigon

    Recent decades have seen a flourishing interest in and speculation about the origins of photography. Spurred by rediscoveries of ‘first’ photographs and proclamations of photography’s death in the digital age, scholars have been rethinking who and what invented the medium. Photography and Its…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge

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