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Figure of Christ in Contemporary Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781789142082, Reaktion Books, June 2020
336 pp., 28x22 cm, 218 illus., 200 in colour
In the first book devoted to representations of Jesus Christ in contemporary photography, Nathalie Dietschy presents a rich range of images from the 1980s to the present day. Acclaimed photographers such as Catherine Opie, Wang Qingsong, Joan Fontcu...
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£40,00
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Photography and War
ISBN: PB: 9781789141450, Reaktion Books, September 2019
216 pp., 22x19 cm, 120 illus., 100 in colour
There are countless books on war photography, most of these focusing on dramatic images made by photojournalists in combat zones. "Photography and War" instead proposes a radically expanded notion of war photography, one that encompasses a far broade...
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£22,50
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Photography and Sport
ISBN: PB: 9781780239941, Reaktion Books, September 2018
176 pp., 22x19 cm, 100 illus., 50 in colour
The rise of modern sport in the mid-nineteenth century coincided with the emergence of photography as a new image-making medium, and both practices developed in parallel. Although early technological limitations restricted the possibilities for captu...
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£22,50
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Photography and Germany
ISBN: PB: 9781780237480, Reaktion Books, May 2017
224 pp., 22x19 cm, 55 colour illus., 60 black&white illus.
The meeting of photography and Germany evokes pioneering modernist pictures from the Weimar era and colossal digital prints that define the medium's art practice today. It also recalls horrifying documents of wartime atrocity and the relentless surve...
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£19,95
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Photography and Humour
ISBN: PB: 9781780236513, Reaktion Books, October 2016
224 pp., 22x19 cm, 55 colour illus., 55 black&white illus.
?The ticklish subject of humour is often on the sidelines of writing about photography, yet photos often entertain us with their wit and visual jokes. "Photography and Humour" remedies this situation by providing a history of photographic laughter, g...
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£19,95
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Photography and Tibet
ISBN: PB: 9781780236520, Reaktion Books, October 2016
224 pp., 22x19 cm, 60 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
?Mysterious and often inaccessible, Tibet has been a source of fascination to outsiders for centuries and a troublesome and resistant subject for photographers. Even today, photography of Tibet often remains embroiled in debates about Tibet's past, p...
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£19,95
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Zooming In Histories of Photography in China
ISBN: HB: 9781780235998, Reaktion Books, August 2016
336 pp., 25x19 cm, 220 illus., 90 in colour
From the ?rst sets of photographic records made by Western travellers to the emergence of "Chinese photography" imbued with national anxiety and individual desire, and from doctored portraits of Chairman Mao to 'experimental' representations of urban...
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£35,00
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On Photography with an introduction and translated by Esther Leslie
ISBN: PB: 9781780235257, Reaktion Books, September 2015
160 pp., 20x12 cm, 31 illus.
Walter Benjamin's essay "A Short History of Photography" (1931) made bold statements about photographic pioneers such as David Octavius Hill and Nicephore Niepce, and the social and historical context of their work. This first selection of Benjamin's...
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£14,95
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Photography and Exploration
ISBN: PB: 9781780231006, Reaktion Books, June 2013
192 pp., 22x19 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
When Ferdinand Magellan set out to circumnavigate the globe in 1519, he wasn't able to take a digital camera or a smartphone with him. Yet, as the eagerly awaited images from the Mars Rover prove, modern exploration is inconceivable without photograp...
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£19,95
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Picturing Atrocity Photography in Crisis
ISBN: PB: 9781861898722, Reaktion Books, May 2012
256 pp., 23.4x16.8 cm, 58 black&white illus., 15 colour illus.
Ever since the landmark publication of Susan Sontag's "On Photography", it has been impossible to look at photographs, particularly those of violence and suffering, without questioning our role as photographic voyeur. Are we desensitized by the proli...
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£25,00
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