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War/photography : images of armed conflict and its aftermath

Author: Anne Tucker; Will Michels; Natalie Zelt
Publisher: Houston : Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"More than 480 images illustrate the relationship between photography and war, showing the experience of armed conflict through the eyes of photographers across two centuries and six continents"--
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Tucker; Will Michels; Natalie Zelt
ISBN: 9780300177381 0300177380
OCLC Number: 785865163
Notes: "This catalogue was published to coincide with the exhibition WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, November 11, 2012-February 3, 2013"--Title page verso.
Description: 606 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 33 cm
Contents: War photographers: a special breed? / Hilary Roberts --
Part 1: Seeing eye to eye: the changing ways and means by which photographers' images have reached the public eye / Natalie Zelt ; Media coverage and dissemination ; The advent of war ; Recruitment and embarkation ; Training ; The "terrible reality" of the first living-room wars / John Stauffer. --
Part 2: Daily routine ; Reconnaissance, resistance, and sabotage ; Patrol and troop movement ; The wait ; German snapshots from World War I: Personal pictures, political implications / Bodo Von Dewitz. --
Part 3: The fight ; Rescue ; Aftermath: Shell shock, exhaustion ; Death ; Grief and battlefield burials and memorials ; Destruction of property ; Executions ; Iwo Jima ; Perspectives on images of armed conflict-an interview with Hilary Roberts and Jeffrey Wm Hunt. --
Part 4: Leisure time ; Support ; Prisoners of war and interrogations ; Medicine: Wartime medicine ; Medicine subsequent to war ; Faith. --
Part 5: Portraits of war: a photographer's perspective / Will Michels ; Portraits ; Photographic essays ; Civilians: Civilian daily life ; Civilian dead and wounded ; Civilian grief ; Refugees ; Children ; Soldier photography: visualizing the war in Iraq / Liam Kennedy. --
Part 6: War's end: victory and defeat ; Retribution ; Homecoming ; Memorials ; Remembrance.
Responsibility: Anne Wilkes Tucker and Will Michels with Natalie Zelt ; With contributions by Jeffrey Wm. Hunt [and others].
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