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The body at risk : photography of disorder, illness, and healing

Author: Carol Squiers
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Body at Risk explores the ways that photojournalists and social documentarians have visualized the human subject as a site of both good and ill health. Author Carol Squiers brings together ten significant groups of photographs made over the last one hundred years that show how bodies have been affected by various forces, from labor to war, and how those forces have affected human health."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition, pictorial works
Illustrated works
Exhibition catalogues
Exhibitions
Pictorial works Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Squiers
ISBN: 0520247337 9780520247338
OCLC Number: 61704814
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, photographs ; 22 cm
Contents: Chapter 1 Lewis Wickes Hine: Child Labor 18 --
Chapter 2 Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection: The Health Initiatives of the New Deal 44 --
Chapter 3 W. Eugene Smith: Maude Callen, Nurse Midwife 72 --
Chapter 4 Donna Ferrato: Domestic Violence in the U.S. 94 --
Chapter 5 David T. Hanson: Environmental Pollution and the EPA 112 --
Chapter 6 Eugene Richards: Emergency Room 134 --
Chapter 7 Gideon Mendel: HIV & AIDS in Africa 150 --
Chapter 8 Lori Grinker: Veterans of War 172 --
Chapter 9 Ed Kashi: Aging in America 192 --
Chapter 10 Sebastiao Salgado: The End of Polio 210.
Responsibility: Carol Squiers.
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"The Body at Risk explores the ways that photojournalists and social documentarians have visualized the human subject as a site of both good and ill health. Author Carol Squiers brings together ten significant groups of photographs made over the last one hundred years that show how bodies have been affected by various forces, from labor to war, and how those forces have affected human health."--Jacket.

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