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Silver cities : the photography of American urbanization, 1839-1939

Author: Peter B Hales
Publisher: Albuquerque, N.M. : University of New Mexico Press ; Lancaster : Gazelle Drake Academic [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and expanded ed
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Hales
ISBN: 0826331785 9780826331786
OCLC Number: 61878886
Notes: Previous edition: Philadelphia, Pa.: Temple, 1984.
Description: pages cm
Contents: Introduction; Development of an Urban Photographic Style, 1839-1870; Anchoring the City: Photographers and Their Studios; Grand-Style Urban Photography, 1865-1983; At Its Peak: Grand-Style Photography and the World's Columbian Exposition, 1892-1895; The Hidden Hand: Jacob Riis and the Birth of Reform Photography; Photography and the Dynamic City, 1890-1915; Silver Metropolis: Photographing the Cosmopolitan City, 1915-1939; Index.
Responsibility: Peter Bacon Hales.

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