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American Photography
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 256

American Photography

  • Categories: Art

Presents an overview of the history of American photography, covering how American photographers view the world, the nature of photographic exploitation, experimental techniques, and the works of prominent photographers.

The Real Thing
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 382

The Real Thing

Examines the relationship between technology and culture around the turn of the century and considers the influence of the age of technology on photography, literature, and material culture

After the Machine
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 200

After the Machine

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1995
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  • Publisher: Unknown

How the vision of the artist & the edges of modern culture have been changed by the environment of technology.

Invisible Parade
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 232

Invisible Parade

Examines and evaluates the art and merit of novels and short stories by the twentieth-century American writer.

Photography in America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 336

Photography in America

From scientific and documentary photography to the more purely aesthetic, the camera has become a part of American culture at every level. Photography in America explores the medium from a variety of angles - portrait, landscape, photojournalism, documentary, creative digital photography, andpostmodern critique of the image - in order to help students understand its impact and meaning. Organized by genres and modes, this text traces the history of a medium considered central to American culture by examining its different uses, going back to its beginnings in the mid-nineteenth centuryand looking forward to its future.

Rethinking the American City
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 245

Rethinking the American City

Whether struggling in the wake of postindustrial decay or reinventing themselves with new technologies and populations, cities have once again moved to the center of intellectual and political concern. Rethinking the American City brings together leading scholars from a range of disciplines to examine an array of topics that illuminate the past, present, and future of cities. Rethinking the American City offers a lively and fascinating survey of contemporary thinking about cities in a transnational context. Utilizing an innovative format, each chapter opens with an iconic image and includes a brief and provocative essay on a single topic followed by an extended dialogue among all the essayis...

American Studies
  • Language: en

American Studies

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2006
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Public Space and the Ideology of Place in American Culture
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 460

Public Space and the Ideology of Place in American Culture

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2009-01
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  • Publisher: Rodopi

We typically take public space for granted, as if it has continuously been there, yet public space has always been the expression of the will of some agency (person or institution) who names the space, gives it purpose, and monitors its existence. And often its use has been contested. These new essays, written for this volume, approach public space through several key questions: Who has the right to define public space? How do such places generate and sustain symbolic meaning? Is public space unchanging, or is it subject to our subjective perception? Do we, given the public nature of public space, have the right to subvert it? These eighteen essays, including several case studies, offer conv...

John Vachon's America
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 344

John Vachon's America

  • Categories: Art

Vachon's portraits of white and black Americans are among the most affecting that FSA photographers produced; and his portrayals of the American landscape, from rural scenes to small towns and urban centers, present a remarkable visual account of these pivotal years, in a style that is transitional from Walker Evans to Robert Frank."

American Studies Program Faculty
  • Language: en

American Studies Program Faculty

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1994
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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