Photography: A Cultural History

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Groundbreaking survey of international photography, which examines the discipline across the full range of its uses by both professionals and amateurs. Each of the eight chapters takes a period of up to forty years and examines the medium through the lenses of art, science, social science, travel, war, fashion, the mass media and individual practitioners.

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........ Marien's book is an extensive, up-to-date, factual and critical survey of every aspect of the medium's cultural history,...... -- Art Quarterly

Immensely visual...this is an authoritative and hefty read. -- Amateur Photographer

With a decidedly socio-political slant, the book exposes the agendas behind photographers from Lewis Carroll to Richard Billingham. -- World of Interiors

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........ Marien's book is an extensive, up-to-date, factual and critical survey of every aspect of the medium's cultural history,......

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