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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:   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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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Pictorial works
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? / by Hilary Roberts --
Seeing eye to eye : the changing ways and means by which photographers' images have reached the public eye / by Natalie Zelt --
Media coverage and dissemination --
The advent of war --
Recruitment and embarkation --
Training --
The "terrible reality" of the first living-room wars / by John Stauffer --
Daily routine --
Reconnaissance, resistance, and sabotage --
Patrol and troop movement --
The wait --
German snapshots from World War I : personal pictures, political implications / by Bodo Von Dewitz --
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 --
Leisure time --
Support --
Prisoners of war and interrogations --
Medicine : Wartime medicine ; Medicine subsequent to war --
Faith --
Portraits of war : a photographer's perspective / by Will Michels --
Portraits --
Photographic essays --
Civilians : Civilian daily life ; Civilian dead and wounded ; Civilian grief --
Refugees --
Children --
Soldier photography : visualizing the war in Iraq / by Liam Kennedy --
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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"Looking at the topic from all possible angles, from Matthew Brady to Simon Norfolk, it's exhaustive, harrowing, brilliant and essential: one of the year's most important books."-Vince Aletti, Read more...

 
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