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Photography : a critical introduction

Author: Liz Wells
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts. Written especially for students in further education, higher education and introductory college courses, it provides a coherent introduction to the nature of photographic seeing. Designed to direct students to key reading and to assist understanding of central concepts, this
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Genre/Form: Handboeken (vorm)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Liz Wells
ISBN: 0415125588 9780415125581 0415125596 9780415125598
OCLC Number: 34604200
Description: xiii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Thinking about photography : debates, historically and now / Derrick Price and Liz Wells --
Surveyors and surveyed : photography out and about / Derrick Price --
'Sweet it is to scan ... ' : personal photographs and popular photography / Patricia Holland --
Constructions of illusion : photography and commodity culture / Anandi Ramamurthy --
On and beyond the white walls : photography as art / Liz Wells --
Photography in the age of electronic imaging / Martin Lister.
Responsibility: edited by Liz Wells.

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