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The power of photography : how photographs changed our lives

Author: Vicki Goldberg
Publisher: New York : Abbeville, 1993, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. ed., expanded and updatedView all editions and formats
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Tells the stories behind over one hundred historic photographs, and examines the impact of these images on society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Goldberg
ISBN: 1558594671 9781558594678 1558590390 9781558590397
OCLC Number: 28823066
Description: 287 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction: Under the Influence of Photography --
The Unimpeachable Witness --
The Eye of Discovery --
Someone is Watching --
Political Persuaders & Photographic Deceits --
Fame & Celebrity --
Icons --
Social Reform --
News Photographs as Catalysts: The Magazine Era --
News Photographs as Catalysts: The Television Era.
Responsibility: Vicki Goldberg.

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Photographs have the power to reveal, to condemn, to celebrate and to catalyze. How that power has been used and abused in the past 150 years is the subject of this book. The photographs are diverse  Read more...

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