Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections book cover

    Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections

    1st Edition

    By Eleanor M. Hight

    Capturing Japan in Nineteenth-Century New England Photography Collections examines the evidence left behind from a famous first encounter-that of prominent New England Americans with the remnants of feudal Japan in the 1870s and 1880s. The study reveals that, despite these Americans' varied reasons…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

  • Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland's Past c. 1825-1875 book cover

    Cosmo Innes and the Defence of Scotland's Past c. 1825-1875

    1st Edition

    By Richard A. Marsden

    Today, Scotland's history is frequently associated with the clarion call of political nationalism. However, in the nineteenth century the influence of history on Scottish national identity was far more ambiguous. How, then, did ideas about the past shape Scottish identity in a period when union…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge

  • Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography: Desirous Bodies book cover

    Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography

    Desirous Bodies, 1st Edition

    By Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Nineteenth-century Iran was an ocularcentered society predicated on visuality and what was seen and unseen, and photographs became liminal sites of desire that maneuvered "betwixt and between" various social spaces—public, private, seen, unseen, accessible, and forbidden—thus mapping, graphing, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism: International Experiments in Italy book cover

    Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism

    International Experiments in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Marin R. Sullivan

    Sculptural Materiality in the Age of Conceptualism is structured around four distinct but interrelated projects initially realized in Italy between 1966 and 1972: Yayoi Kusama’s Narcissus Garden, Michelangelo Pistoletto’s Newspaper Sphere (Sfera di giornali), Robert Smithson’s Asphalt Rundown, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Across the World with the Johnsons: Visual Culture and American Empire in the Twentieth Century book cover

    Across the World with the Johnsons

    Visual Culture and American Empire in the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Prue Ahrens, Lamont Lindstrom, Fiona Paisley

    During the interwar period Osa and Martin Johnson became famous for their films that brought exotic and far-off locations to the American cinema. Before the advent of mass tourism and television, their films played a major part in providing the means by which large audiences in the US and beyond…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Routledge
    Empire and the Making of the Modern World, 1650-2000

  • Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia: On the Needles of Days book cover

    Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia

    On the Needles of Days, 1st Edition

    By Krzysztof Fijalkowski, Michael Richardson, Ian Walker

    Surrealism and Photography in Czechoslovakia: On the Needles of Days sheds much-needed light on the location of the greatest concentration of Surrealist photography and examines the culture and tradition within which it has taken root and flourished. The volume explores a rich and important…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Emerging Landscapes: Between Production and Representation book cover

    Emerging Landscapes

    Between Production and Representation, 1st Edition

    By Davide Deriu, Krystallia Kamvasinou

    Emerging Landscapes brings together scholars and practitioners working in a wide range of disciplines within the fields of the built environment and visual arts to explore landscape as an idea, an image, and a material practice in an increasingly globalized world. Drawing on the synergies between…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Landscape, Art and Identity in 1950s Britain book cover

    Landscape, Art and Identity in 1950s Britain

    1st Edition

    By Catherine Jolivette

    During the years following World War II debates about the British landscape fused with questions of national identity as the country reconstructed its sense of self. For better or for worse artists, statesmen, and ordinary citizens saw themselves reflected in the landscape, and in turn helped to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • Digital Applications for Cultural and Heritage Institutions book cover

    Digital Applications for Cultural and Heritage Institutions

    1st Edition

    Electronic imaging and digital applications have brought numerous benefits for museums, galleries, archives and other organizations in the arts, culture and heritage sectors. Bringing together leading international practitioners from different disciplines, the EVA (Electronic Imaging and the Visual…

    Paperback – 2016-11-15
    Routledge

  • A Victorian Traveler in the Middle East: The Photography and Travel Writing of Annie Lady Brassey book cover

    A Victorian Traveler in the Middle East

    The Photography and Travel Writing of Annie Lady Brassey, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Micklewright

    Juxtaposing the albums of Lady Brassey, an overlooked figure among Victorian women travelers, with Brassey's travel books, Nancy Micklewright takes advantage of a unique opportunity to examine the role of photography in the 1870s and 1880s in constructing ideas about place and empire. This study…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Photography, Anthropology and History: Expanding the Frame book cover

    Photography, Anthropology and History

    Expanding the Frame, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Edwards

    Edited by Christopher Morton

    Photography, Anthropology and History examines the complex historical relationship between photography and anthropology, and in particular the strong emergence of the contemporary relevance of historical images. Thematically organized, and focusing on the visual practices developed within…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum (1881-1914): Privacy, Publicity, and Personality book cover

    Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum (1881-1914)

    Privacy, Publicity, and Personality, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Emery

    Why did writers' private homes become so linked to their work that contemporaries began preserving them as museums? Photojournalism and the Origins of the French Writer House Museum addresses this and other questions by providing an overview of the social forces that brought writers' homes to the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    The Histories of Material Culture and Collecting, 1700-1950

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