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Product Description: The before-and-after trope in photography has long paired images to represent change: whether affirmatively, as in the results of makeovers, social reforms or medical interventions, or negatively, in the destruction of the environment by the impacts of war or natural disasters...read more
By Kate Palmer Albers (editor)

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9781474253116 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, April 6, 2017, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The before-and-after trope in photography has long paired images to represent change: whether affirmatively, as in the results of makeovers, social reforms or medical interventions, or negatively, in the destruction of the environment by the impacts of war or natural disasters.

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9781474233460 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $112.00

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9781350008311 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, February 23, 2017, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Even as the media environment has changed dramatically in recent years, one thing at least remains true: photographs are everywhere. From professional news photos to smartphone selfies, images have become part of the fabric of modern life...read more

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9780226342931 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 7, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Even as the media environment has changed dramatically in recent years, one thing at least remains true: photographs are everywhere.

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By Deborah Willis (foreword by)

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9781606065051 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, November 1, 2016, cover price $35.00

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Product Description: Bertolt Brecht once worried that our sympathy for the victims of a social problem can make the problem’s “beauty and attraction” invisible. In The Beauty of a Social Problem, Walter Benn Michaels explores the effort to overcome this difficulty through a study of several contemporary artist-photographers whose work speaks to questions of political economy...read more

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9780226210261 | Univ of Chicago Pr, July 13, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Bertolt Brecht once worried that our sympathy for the victims of a social problem can make the problem’s “beauty and attraction” invisible.

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9780226421186 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, September 27, 2016), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Bertolt Brecht once worried that our sympathy for the victims of a social problem can make the problem’s “beauty and attraction” invisible.
9780387160481, titled "Geometry Seminar "Luigi Bianchi" Ii, 1984: Lectures Given at the Scuola Normale Superiore" | Springer Verlag, December 1, 1985, cover price $37.95 | also contains Geometry Seminar ""Luigi Bianchi"" Ii, 1984: Lectures Given at the Scuola Normale Superiore

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Product Description: Performing for the Camera examines how the photograph has both documented and developed our understanding of performance since the invention of the photographic medium. It engages with both the serious business of art and performance and the humor and improvisation of posing for the camera...read more
By Fiontán Moran (editor)

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9781849764001 | Tate Gallery Pubn, September 20, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Performing for the Camera examines how the photograph has both documented and developed our understanding of performance since the invention of the photographic medium.

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Product Description: In the years following the announcement of the invention of photography in 1839, practitioners in France gave shape to this intriguing new medium through experimental printing techniques and innovative compositions. The rich body of work they developed proved foundational to the establishment of early photography, from the introduction of the paper negative in the late 1840s to the proliferation of more standardized equipment and photomechanical technology in the 1860s...read more
By Karlyn Olvido (contributor)

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9781606065105 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, August 30, 2016, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: In the years following the announcement of the invention of photography in 1839, practitioners in France gave shape to this intriguing new medium through experimental printing techniques and innovative compositions.

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Product Description: In the decades after its invention in 1839, photography was inextricably linked to the Middle East. Introduced as a crucial tool for Egyptologists and Orientalists who needed to document their archaeological findings, the photograph was easier and faster to produce in intense Middle Eastern light—making the region one of the original sites for the practice of photography...read more

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9780226356372 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 22, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: In the decades after its invention in 1839, photography was inextricably linked to the Middle East.

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9780226356402 | Univ of Chicago Pr, August 22, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In the decades after its invention in 1839, photography was inextricably linked to the Middle East.

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Product Description: Drawing on the context in which the protection of the white female body is linked with guarding the U.S. southern body politic, Pollack traces a pattern in Eudora Welty’s fiction in which a sheltered middle-class daughter is disturbed or delighted by an other-class woman who takes pleasure in “making a spectacle” of her corporeal self...read more

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9780820348704, titled "Eudora Welty’s Fiction and Photography: The Body of the Other Woman" | Univ of Georgia Pr, July 15, 2016, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Drawing on the context in which the protection of the white female body is linked with guarding the U.

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Product Description: Home/Land: Women, Citizenship, Photographies is an extensive compendium of texts and images, combining scholarly, creative and critical writing on photography with new work in photography. The contributions to the compendium range from academic essays on fine art and documentary photographies to photo-essays, community-based and pedagogical photographic projects, personal testimonies, creative writing, activist interventions and accounts of participatory action research using photography...read more
By Marsha Meskimmon (editor)

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9781781382806 | Liverpool Univ Pr, July 1, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Home/Land: Women, Citizenship, Photographies is an extensive compendium of texts and images, combining scholarly, creative and critical writing on photography with new work in photography.

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Product Description: What is the evolving relationship between words and images in the photographic essay? How do the purpose and form of the photographic essay change over time? And how are relationships between the contributors, subject, and readers communicated explicitly and implicitly in both content and form? Klingensmith explores these questions in In Appropriate Distance as she traces the development of the photographic essay from the 1890s to the 1990s and beyond...read more

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9780826356949 | Univ of New Mexico Pr, June 15, 2016, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: What is the evolving relationship between words and images in the photographic essay?

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Product Description: The Magazine of Photography and Ideas. As the United States navigates a political moment defined by the close of the Obama era and the rise of #BlackLivesMatter activism, Aperture magazine releases “Vision & Justice,” a special issue guest edited by Sarah Lewis, the distinguished author and art historian, addressing the role of photography in the African American experience...read more
By Sarah Lewis (editor)

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9781597113656 | Aperture, May 24, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The Magazine of Photography and Ideas.

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Product Description: Osmos is "an art magazine about the use and abuse of photography," explains founder and editor Cay Sophie Rabinowitz (formerly of Parkett and Fantom). It is divided into recurring thematic sections―some traditional, such as "Portfolio," "Stories" and "Reportage"--and others more idiosyncratic, such as "Eye of the Beholder," where gallerists discuss the talents they showcase; and "Means to an End," about the side effects of nonartistic image production...read more

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9780986166532 | Osmos, April 26, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Osmos is "an art magazine about the use and abuse of photography," explains founder and editor Cay Sophie Rabinowitz (formerly of Parkett and Fantom).

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Product Description: This book explores the different ways in which art, cinema, and other forms of visual culture respond to a digitized and networked world. Traditional discourses on medium specificity, developed in distinct disciplines, often fail to provide an adequate description of the transformations that photography and film have undergone...read more

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9789462700420 | Leuven Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: This book explores the different ways in which art, cinema, and other forms of visual culture respond to a digitized and networked world.

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Product Description: This book is a poignant collection of contact sheets and photos by international and well-known photographers. Each selected photo tells the point of view of the author, while the contact sheets offer the opportunity to better understand how the photographer chose the right shot...read more
By Nazario Dal Poz (other contributor)

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9788898391585 | Postcart, June 14, 2016, cover price $19.90 | About this edition: This book is a poignant collection of contact sheets and photos by international and well-known photographers.

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Product Description: The book presents both the secular and religious meanings of idolatry. It attempts to redefine "idolatry" from the narrow literal religious meaning to include the more inclusive secular meaning. Modern practices of idolatry led to suppressing freedom of expression and creating classes of non-representative leaders in our world today...read more

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9781530938216 | 4th edition (Createspace Independent Pub, April 6, 2016), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The book presents both the secular and religious meanings of idolatry.
9781530763689 | 3 edition (Createspace Independent Pub, March 26, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Billions of people were born in our world in dysfunctional families and societies.
9781523235599 | 2 edition (Createspace Independent Pub, January 3, 2016), cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Billions of people were born in our world in dysfunctional families and societies.
9781517775278 | Createspace Independent Pub, October 11, 2015, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: This book is dedicated to examining the biblical first commandment that Moses received from God and its importance to the success of human societies.

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Product Description: The Chatter of the Visible examines the paradoxical narrative features of the photo montage aesthetics of artists associated with Dada, Constructivism, and the New Objectivity. While montage strategies have commonly been associated with the purposeful interruption of and challenge to narrative consistency and continuity, McBride offers an historicized reappraisal of 1920s and 1930s German photo montage work to show that its peculiar mimicry was less a rejection of narrative and more an extension or permutation of it-a means for thinking in narrative textures exceeding constraints imposed by "flat" print media (especially the novel and other literary genres)...read more

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9780472073030 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 22, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The Chatter of the Visible examines the paradoxical narrative features of the photo montage aesthetics of artists associated with Dada, Constructivism, and the New Objectivity.

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9780472053032 | Univ of Michigan Pr, March 22, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The Chatter of the Visible examines the paradoxical narrative features of the photo montage aesthetics of artists associated with Dada, Constructivism, and the New Objectivity.

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Product Description: This reference book reexamines the current state of photography in relation to the rise of the Internet. Artists include Laia Abril, After Faceb00k, Roy Arden, Christopher Baker, Dominique Blain, Hans Eijkelboom and Dina Kelberman.
By Joan Fontcuberta (editor)

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9783735601278, titled "The Post-Photographic Condition: Le Mois De La Photo À Montréal" | Kerber Christof Verlag, March 22, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This reference book reexamines the current state of photography in relation to the rise of the Internet.

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Product Description: In the last decade, interest in photography has exploded. Among the most compelling and popular art forms, photography is now recognized as central to the development of modern and contemporary art. In this accessibly written survey, art photography comes alive through a series of frames—from documentary style and pictorialism to archives, narratives, and the conceptual uses of the medium...read more

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9781849762243 | Tate Gallery Pubn, May 3, 2016, cover price $32.50 | About this edition: In the last decade, interest in photography has exploded.

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Product Description: Samuel J. Wagstaff Jr. (1921–1987) amassed an extraordinary collection of 26,000 photographs between 1973 and 1984, recognizing that photography was an undervalued art form on which he might have a profound impact as a collector...read more
By Weston Naef (introduced by)

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9781606064672 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, March 15, 2016, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Samuel J.

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By Ryan Linkof (contributor)

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9781606064696 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, March 15, 2016, cover price $59.95

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By Jonathan Weinberg (contributor)

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9781606064702 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, March 15, 2016, cover price $49.95

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Product Description: What connects garbage dumps in New York, bomb sites in Baghdad, and skyscrapers in São Paulo? How is contemporary visual culture – extending from art and architecture to film and digital media – responding to new forms of violence associated with global and globalizing cities? Addressing such questions, this book is the first interdisciplinary volume to examine the complex relationship between globalization, violence, and the visual culture of cities...read more
By Christoph Lindner (editor)

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9780415482141 | Routledge, September 1, 2009, cover price $174.00 | About this edition: What connects garbage dumps in New York, bomb sites in Baghdad, and skyscrapers in São Paulo?

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9781138975293 | Routledge, March 30, 2016, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: What connects garbage dumps in New York, bomb sites in Baghdad, and skyscrapers in São Paulo?

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Product Description: Shining in Absence, the twelfth issue of the journal AMC2, addresses the disappearance of photography both as an idea and as a material object. Images of torn, vacant photo albums, empty frames and mounting corners fill this poignant volume, allowing viewers to consider the absence of such vestiges in their own lives...read more
By Erik Kessels (editor)

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9780992941376 | Archive of Modern Conflict, November 1, 2014, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Shining in Absence, the twelfth issue of the journal AMC2, addresses the disappearance of photography both as an idea and as a material object.

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