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Silver cities : photographing American urbanization, 1839-1939

Author: Peter B Hales
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. and expandedView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hales, Peter B. (Peter Bacon)
Silver cities.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2005
(OCoLC)607674827
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Hales
ISBN: 0826331785 9780826331786
OCLC Number: 60393825
Notes: Rev. and expanded ed. of: Silver cities: the photography of American urbanization, 1839-1915.
Description: xx, 506 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Chapter one: Development of an urban photographic style, 1839-1870 --
Chapter two: Anchoring the city: Photographers and their studios --
Chapter three: Grand-style urban photography, 1865-1893 --
Chapter four: At its peak: Grand-style photography and the World's Columbian Exposition, 1892-1895 --
Chapter five: The Hidden hand: Jacob Riis and the birth of reform photography --
Chapter six: Photography and the dynamic city, 1890-1915 --
Chapter seven: Silver Metropolis: Photographing the cosmopolitan city, 1915-1939 --
Notes --
Index.
Responsibility: Peter Bacon Hales.
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