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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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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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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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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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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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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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Photography and Archaeology
ISBN: PB: 9781861898708, Reaktion Books, September 2011
192 pp., 22x19 cm, 50 black&white illus., 50 colour illus.
Through photographs we preserve the past, and looking for the past is the very job of the archaeologist. But what are we looking at in an archaeological photograph? Archaeological photography is often largely deserted, to be scanned with a forensic g...
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Photography and Anthropology
ISBN: PB: 9781861898043, Reaktion Books, June 2011
192 pp., 22x19 cm, 40 black&white illus., 40 colour illus.
"Photography and Anthropology" share strikingly parallel histories. Christopher Pinney's provocative and eminently readable account provides a polemical narrative of anthropologists' use of photography from the 1840s to the present. Walter Benjamin...
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Photography and Death
ISBN: PB: 9781861897916, Reaktion Books, June 2011
160 pp., 22x19 cm, 50 black&white illus., 40 colour illus.
The idea of photographing the dead is as old as photography itself. For the most part, early death photographs were commissioned or taken by relatives of the deceased and preserved in the home as part of the family photograph collection. Once thought...
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Photography and Flight
ISBN: PB: 9781861893987, Reaktion Books, March 2010
148 pp., 22x19 cm, 45 black&white illus., 58 colour illus.
"Photography and Flight" charts the rich and varied history of aerial photography, which has been used for everything from geographic exploration to secret spy missions. Beginning with early images taken from hot-air balloons and fixed platforms, D...
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