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100 Ideas That Changed Photography (100 Ideas That Changed)
100 Ideas That Changed Photography (100 Ideas That Changed)
by Mary Warner Marien
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This compelling book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped photography from the invention of the daguerreotype in the early 19th century up to the digital revolution and beyond. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a fascinating... (read more)

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The Shoshoneans: The People of the Basin-Plateau (Recencies: Research and Recovery in Twentieth-Century American Poetics)
The Shoshoneans: The People of the Basin-Plateau (Recencies: Research and Recovery in Twentieth-Century American Poetics)
by Edward Dorn
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First published almost fifty years ago and long out of print, The Shoshoneans is a classic American travelogue about the Great Basin and Plateau region and the people who inhabit it, never before--or since--documented in such striking and memorable... (read more)

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San Francisco's Lost Landmarks
San Francisco's Lost Landmarks
by James R. Smith
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People who recall San Francisco's prior days bemoan that it just isn't the same... and they're right. San Francisco will always remain one of the world's great cities, but yesterday's San Francisco, with it's personalized style and charm, had no rival... (read more)

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Looking at Photographs
Looking at Photographs
by John Szarkowski
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Originally published in 1973, this marvelous collection of photographs with accompanying texts by the revered late Museum of Modern Art photography curator John Szarkowski has long been recognized as a classic. Reissued in 1999-with new digital duotones... (read more)

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Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980
Starburst: Color Photography in America 1970-1980
by James Crump
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It is hard to imagine today that the artistic value of color photography was once questioned and controversial, even as recently as the 1980s. William Eggleston's watershed exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1976, generated plenty of... (read more)

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Tokyo Taxi
Tokyo Taxi
by Alexander James
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Tokyo at night is a thrilling place. The buildings are illuminated by neon, while the sidewalks and bars are packed with bustling crowds. And, just as in many other cities around the world, the streets are full of taxis. What makes Tokyo so unique... (read more)

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Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery
Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery
by Rick Atkinson
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Bittersweet, breathtaking, and deeply respectful, this commemorative book of Arlington National Cemetery traces the ceremonies and services that honor individual men and women who served the country. Captured in stunning color, 220 unforgettable images... (read more)

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How the Other Half Lives (71 Edition)
How the Other Half Lives (71 Edition)
by Jacob August Riis
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Jacob Riis was one of the very few men who photographed the slums of New York at the turn of the century, when as many as 300,000 people per square mile were crowded into the tenements of New York's Lower East Side. The filth and degradation made the... (read more)

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Photography Theory
Photography Theory
by James Elkins
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What is a photograph? That simple question is far from settled, as this innovative book demonstrates. "Photography Theory" presents forty of the world's most active art historians and theorists-including Victor Burgin, Joel Snyder, Rosalind Krauss, Alan... (read more)

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The Photography Reader
The Photography Reader
by Liz Wells
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"The Photography Reader" is a comprehensive collection of twentieth-century writings on photography- its production, its uses and effects. Encompassing essays by photographers including Edward Weston and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and key thinkers from Walter... (read more)

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Photo: Box
Photo: Box
by Roberto Koch
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PHOTO:BOX presents a collection of 250 photographs by 200 of the world's most prominent photographers, ranging from legendary masters to contemporary stars, in an appealing format with a portfolio binding. Photographers include Ansel Adams, Richard... (read more)

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Playboy
Playboy
by Jim Peterson
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Playboy celebrates its 50th anniversary with this lavish collection of the very best of the magazine's photography. More than 250 full-color photographs, chosen from the ten million images preserved in the Playboy archive, chronicle five decades of... (read more)

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50 Photographers You Should Know (08 Edition)
50 Photographers You Should Know (08 Edition)
by Peter Stepan
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This dynamic introduction to the world's greatest photographers from the inception of photography to today bears proof of the magic of the camera. From Felix Nadar to Nan Goldin, each of the photographers featured here represents an important aspect of... (read more)

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Beaumont's Kitchen: Lessons on Food, Life, and Photography with Beaumont Newhall
Beaumont's Kitchen: Lessons on Food, Life, and Photography with Beaumont Newhall
by David Chickey
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One evening in 1956 our friend Andrew Wolf burst into our house in Rochester with the startling news that he had bought a weekly suburban paper, The Brighton-Pittsford Post. He explained that he planned to report local news and publish columns on a... (read more)

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The Latin American Photobook
The Latin American Photobook
by Horacio Fernandez
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A growing appreciation of the photobook has inspired a flood of new scholarship and connoisseurship of the form--few as surprising and inspiring as The Latin American Photobook, the culmination of a four-year, cross-continental research effort led by... (read more)

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After Photography
After Photography
by Fred Ritchin
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One of our most influential commentators on photography investigates the future of visual media as the digital revolution transforms images, changing the way we conceptualize the world. From photos of news events taken on cell phones to the widespread... (read more)

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The Ongoing Moment (Vintage)
The Ongoing Moment (Vintage)
by Geoff Dyer
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Great photographs change the way we see the world; The Ongoing Moment changes the way we look at both. Focusing on the ways in which canonical figures like Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Walker Evans, André Kertész, Edward Weston... (read more)

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The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders
The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders
by Emmanuel Guibert and Frederic Lemercier and Didier Lefevre
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In 1986, Afghanistan was torn apart by a war with the Soviet Union.  This graphic novel/photo-journal is a record of one reporters arduous and dangerous journey through Afghanistan, accompanying the Doctors Without Borders.  Didier Lefevres... (read more)

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The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation: From the Louisiana Purchase to Today (National Geographic)
The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation: From the Louisiana Purchase to Today (National Geographic)
by Stephen E Ambrose
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On a map, the Mississippi River cuts America neatly in half coursing from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico and separating East from West. But the Mississippi is in fact the “spine of our nation,” says Stephen Ambrose. It knits the nation... (read more)

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The Body: Photographs of the Human Form
The Body: Photographs of the Human Form
by William A Ewing
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The sensual curve of the shoulder, the disturbing line of a scar, the magnetic pull of a lashed eye -- since the birth of photography, images of the human body have attracted, disturbed, fascinated, and obsessed us. The body has been scrutinized by... (read more)

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