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Creator:
Tagg, John.
Title:
The burden of representation : essays on photographies and histories / John Tagg.
Published/Created:
Minneapolis, Minn. : University of Minnesota Press, 1993.
Physical Description:
xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
TR183 .T34 1993 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally published: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1988.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-236) and index.
Contents:
A democracy of the image: photographic portraiture and commodity production -- Evidence, truth and order: photographic records and the growth of the state -- A means of surveillance: the photograph as evidence of law -- A legal reality: the photograph as property in law -- God's sanitary law: slum clearance and photography in late nineteenth-century Leeds -- The currency of the photograph: New Deal reformism and documentary rhetoric -- Contacts/worksheets: notes on photography, history and representation.
Subject Terms:
Documentary photography
Documentary photography.
Photography -- Philosophy.
Photography -- Social aspects -- History.
Photography Philosophy
Photography Social aspects History
Form/Genre:
History.
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