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The historian's eye : photography, history, and the American present

Author: Matthew Frye Jacobson; Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies,
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press ; [Durham] : in association with the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, [2019] ©2019
Series: Documentary arts and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Between 2009 and 2013, as the nation contemplated the historic election of Barack Obama and endured the effects of the Great Recession, Matthew Frye Jacobson set out with a camera to explore and document what was discernible to the 'historian's eye' during this tumultuous period. Having collected several thousand images, Jacobson began to reflect on their raw, informal immediacy alongside the recognition that they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Named Person: Barack Obama; Barack Obama
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew Frye Jacobson; Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies,
ISBN: 9781469649672 1469649675 9781469649689 1469649683
OCLC Number: 1090728417
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Barack Obama, the icon --
At the crossroads of hope and despair --
Space available --
American studies road trip --
I want my country back --
Reflections.
Series Title: Documentary arts and culture.
Responsibility: Matthew Frye Jacobson.

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Between 2009 and 2013, Matthew Frye Jacobson set out with a camera to explore and document what was discernible to the "historian's eye" during this tumultuous period. This book presents 100 images  Read more...

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