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Genthe S Photographs of San Francisco S Old Chinatown
Genthe S Photographs of San Francisco S Old Chinatown
by Arnold Genthe
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Rare photographs of Chinatown at the turn of the 20th century offer priceless glimpses of the rich street life of the district before it was leveled by the great earthquake and fire of 1906. Contains 130 of Genthe's finest Chinatown photos, many... (read more)

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Instant: The Story of Polaroid
Instant: The Story of Polaroid
by Christopher Bonanos
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"Pictures in a minute!" In the 1950s, '60s, and '70s, Polaroid was the hottest technology company on Earth. They were an innovation machine that cranked out one irresistible product after another. It was even the company after which Steve Jobs is said to... (read more)

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Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York
Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York
by James T. Murray and Karla L. Murray
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This is a visual tour so saturated with realism you can smell the knishes neatly displayed in the window of the Yonah Schimmel Knish Bakery, a visual tour comprised of hundreds of images of unique 19th and 20th century retail graphics and neon signs... (read more)

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Ron Jude: Other Nature
Ron Jude: Other Nature
by Ron Jude
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In his previous book, Alpine Star, photographer and publisher Ron Jude appropriated and recast a collection of his hometown newspaper photographs as a cryptically humorous meditation on the grey area between personal history and collective memory. Jude's... (read more)

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Photographs, Histories, and Meanings
Photographs, Histories, and Meanings
by Marlene Kadar
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Photographs have shaped public perception and social meaning for the last one hundred and fifty years or more. This collection reexamines photographs and their social history, exploring the ideological, ethical, political, and aesthetic forces that... (read more)

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St. Joseph Altars
St. Joseph Altars
by Kerri Mccaffety
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This photographic tribute displays the rich cultural tradition behind New Orleansi St. Joseph altars and their deliciousdishes. While examining the spiritual significance of the altars and the accompanying foods, author Kerri McCaffety also discusses... (read more)

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Photos That Changed the World (06 Edition)
Photos That Changed the World (06 Edition)
by Peter Stepan
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From triumph to tragedy, this book gathers together several photos of pivotal moments in the world history.... (read more)

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More Body, More Soul: Beautiful Black Men
More Body, More Soul: Beautiful Black Men
by Duane Thomas
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As hip hop conquers the world and black actors sweep up awards, a new group of black men has risen to the forefront of popular culture. These are men who are not afraid to express themselves and who possess a unique sense of freedom when it comes to... (read more)

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Ecotopia: The Second Icp Triennial of Photography and Video
Ecotopia: The Second Icp Triennial of Photography and Video
by Edward Earle
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When the International Center of Photography launched Strangers, its first Triennial, in 2003, its curators wrote that their goal was "to demonstrate photography's incomparable richness as a visual medium--in the form of still photographs, video... (read more)

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Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964-1977
Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph, 1964-1977
by Matthew S. (edt) Witkovsky
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Photography played a critical role in conceptual art of the 1960s and 1970s, as artists turned to photography as both medium and subject matter. Light Years offers the first major survey of the key artists of this period who used photography to new and... (read more)

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Life the Classic Collection
Life the Classic Collection
by Life Magazine
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"LIFE" has visited its archives before--but never like this. This glorious coffee table edition puts the magazine's famous photos on display, and also includes 25 removable, frameable prints.... (read more)

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America 24/7
America 24/7
by Rick Smolan and David Eliot Cohen
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An unparalleled enterprise, unrivaled in scope and ambition, thousands of photographers both professional and amateur will span out all across the country to document every slice of American life in the largest photographic publishing event in U.S... (read more)

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Body At Risk Photography of Disorder ILL
Body At Risk Photography of Disorder ILL
by Carol Squiers
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The Body at Risk: Photography of Disorder, Illness, and Healing is the first book to explore the ways that photojournalists and social documentarians have conceptualized the human subject as a site of both good and ill health. The volume looks at... (read more)

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Celebrating Women
Celebrating Women
by Paola Gianturco
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"Celebrating Women" is a journey in pictures and words through the world's most vibrant festivals that honor women as goddesses, warriors, lovers, athletes, and healers, among many other roles. Gianturco's warm and wonderful photographs and stories span... (read more)

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Passages: Your World, Your Images (Focus)
Passages: Your World, Your Images (Focus)
by Sterling Books
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Just look closely-and creative doors will open! This second book in the successful FOCUS series unlocks a doorway to the imagination, with a collection of approximately 250 photographs of passages of all kinds, captured by amateur photographers. Doors... (read more)

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Dignity: In Honor of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Dignity: In Honor of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
by Dana Gluckstein
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DIGNITY, a collection of iconic photographs by Dana Gluckstein, honors Indigenous Peoples worldwide and celebrates the 50th Anniversary in 2011 of Amnesty International, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning human rights organization. With over ninety exquisite... (read more)

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Tobacco Harvest: An Elegy
Tobacco Harvest: An Elegy
by James Baker Hall
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An insightful meditation on the shifting nature of humans' relationships with the land and with each other, Berry's essay laments the economic, political, and societal changes that have forever altered Kentucky's rich agricultural traditions. Berry also... (read more)

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Creative Composites: Modernism, Race, and the Stieglitz Circle (Phillips Book Prize)
Creative Composites: Modernism, Race, and the Stieglitz Circle (Phillips Book Prize)
by Lauren Kroiz
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In turn-of-the-century New York, the photographer and modern art impresario Alfred Stieglitz and his allies embraced a racialized aesthetic discourse in their expressions of identity in the modern era. This book examines the often-neglected role played... (read more)

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Icons of Photography: The 20th Century
Icons of Photography: The 20th Century
by Peter Stepan
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Ninety seminal images by the world's greatest artists provide a stunning tour of the twentieth-century's greatest photographs. From the first image, Heinrich Zille's "Nine Boys Practising Handstands" to the final, Nan Goldin's backstage portrait of... (read more)

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Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project
Searching for the Seventies: The Documerica Photography Project
by Bruce I. Bustard
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The 1970s were more than leisure suits, streaking, and disco. As this volume shows in one hundred remarkable color photographs sourced from over twenty thousand DOCUMERICA images in the US National Archives, the '70s witnessed profound changes in... (read more)

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