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The photobook : a history

The photobook : a history / Martin Parr and Gerry Badger.
Parr, Martin, 1952-
London : Phaidon, 2004-

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v. 1TextPermit neededAvailable*R-Photo 05-213 v. 1Schwarzman Building - Photography Collection Room 308
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Call Number
  • *R-Photo 05-213
Library Has
  • v.1-2.


Additional Authors
Badger, Gerry.
v. : illustrated (some color); 30 cm
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
v. 1. Topography and travel: the first photobooks ; Facing facts: the nineteenth-century photobook as record ; Photography as art: the pictorial photobook ; Photo eye: the modernist photobook ; A day in the life: the documentary photobook in the 1930s ; Medium and message: the photobook as propaganda ; Memory and reconstruction: the postwar European photobook ; The indecisive moment: the 'stream-of-consciousness' photobook ; Provocative materials for thought: the postwar Japanese photobook -- v. 2. Mirrors and windows : the American photobook since the 1970s ; Common market: the European photobook since the 1980s ; Other territories: the worldwide photobook ; Appropriating photography: the artist's photobook ; Point of sale: the company photobook ; Looking at photographs: the picture editor as author ; The camera as witness: the 'concerned' photobook since World War II ; The Düsseldorf tendency: the new objective photobook ; Home and away: modern life and the photobook -- v. 3. Progress reports: the flourishing of the propaganda photobook ; Documents of anger and sadness: protest and the photobook ; The kids are alright: desire and the postwar photobook ; Monuments to our moment: modern life and the photobook ; From there to here: the photobook and place ; Killing fields: conflict and the photobook ; Looking at ourselves: the photobook and identity ; Momenti mori: the photographic book and memory ; Cannibalizing photography: representing and re-presenting the medium.
Call Number
  • 0714842850 (v. 1)
  • 9780714842851 (v. 1)
  • 0714844330 (v. 2)
  • 9780714844336 (v. 2)
  • 9780714866772 (v. 3)
  • 0714866776 (v. 3)
Parr, Martin, 1952-
The photobook : a history / Martin Parr and Gerry Badger.
London : Phaidon, 2004-
Includes bibliographical references and index.
"Photographers have been making photobooks--bound collections of their works--ever since the birth of photography in the early nineteenth century ... This publication tells the story of photography via the history of the photobook, revealing the ways in which photographers have influenced each other's work through their books, and consequently how their use of photography has developed over time ... The first of two extensive volumes, this publication explores more than 200 photobooks through 750 colour illustations, detailed captions, and an illuminating text written by the photographer"--Dust jacket.
Added Author
Badger, Gerry.
Other Form:
Online version: Parr, Martin, 1952- Photobook. London : Phaidon, 2004-2006 (OCoLC)671519674
Research Call Number
*R-Photo 05-213
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