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Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Photography

Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Photography Author John Hannavy
ISBN-10 9781135873271
Release 2013-12-16
Pages 1736
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The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in that authorities from all over the world have contributed their expertise and scholarship towards making this a truly comprehensive publication. The Encyclopedia presents new and ground-breaking research alongside accounts of the major established figures in the nineteenth century arena. Coverage includes all the key people, processes, equipment, movements, styles, debates and groupings which helped photography develop from being ‘a solution in search of a problem’ when first invented, to the essential communication tool, creative medium, and recorder of everyday life which it had become by the dawn of the twentieth century. The sheer breadth of coverage in the 1200 essays makes the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography an essential reference source for academics, students, researchers and libraries worldwide.

Encyclopedia of Twentieth century Photography

Encyclopedia of Twentieth century Photography Author Lynne Warren
ISBN-10 9781579583934
Release 2005-11
Pages 1824
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This three volume Encyclopedia presents the important developments, movements, photographers, photographicinstitutions, and theoretical aspects of the field along with information about equipment, techniques, and practical applications of photography.

Encyclopedia of nineteenth century photography

Encyclopedia of nineteenth century photography Author John Hannavy
ISBN-10 UOM:49015003414563
Release 2008
Pages 1587
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Encyclopedia of Nineteenth century Thought

Encyclopedia of Nineteenth century Thought Author Gregory Claeys
ISBN-10 9780415244190
Release 2005
Pages 549
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Covering the period from 1789 to 1914, this work primarily deals with key figures and ideas in social and political thinking, but entries also include science, religion, law, art, concepts of modernity, the body and health, thereby covering comprehensively the intellectual history of the period.

The Great Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Major League Baseball

The Great Encyclopedia of Nineteenth Century Major League Baseball Author David Nemec
ISBN-10 9780817314996
Release 2006-06-04
Pages 1046
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The authoritative compendium of facts, statistics, photographs, and analysis that defines baseball in its formative first decades. This comprehensive reference work covers the early years of major league baseball from the first game—May 4, 1871, a 2-0 victory for the Fort Wayne Kekiongas over the visiting Cleveland Forest City team—through the 1900 season. Baseball historian David Nemec presents complete team rosters and detailed player, manager, and umpire information, with a wealth of statistics to warm a fan’s heart. Sidebars cover a variety of topics, from oddities—the team that had the best record but finished second—to analyses of why Cleveland didn’t win any pennants in the 1890s. Additional benefits include dozens of rare illustrations and narrative accounts of each year’s pennant race. Nemec also carefully charts the rule changes from year to year as the game developed by fits and starts to formulate the modern rules. The result is an essential work of reference and at the same time a treasury of baseball history. This new edition adds much material unearthed since the first edition, fills gaps, and corrects errors, while presenting a number of new stories and fascinating details. David Nemec began the lifetime labor that helped produced this work in 1954 and admits it may never end, as there always will be some obscure player whose birth date has not yet been found. Until perfection is achieved, this work offers state-of-the-art accuracy and detail beyond that supplied by even modern baseball encyclopedias. As Casey Stengel, who was born during this era, was wont to say, “you could look it up.” Now you can.

Cartes de visite in nin e teenth century photography

Cartes de visite in nin e teenth century photography Author William Culp Darrah
ISBN-10 UOM:39015047912731
Release 1981
Pages 221
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The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph Author Robin Lenman
ISBN-10 0199551987
Release 2008
Pages 769
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This is the first Oxford Companion to deal with the subject of photography. It appears at a watershed in the medium's history, as digital imaging increasingly dominates the global photography scene at both amateur and professional levels. In addition to a wide range of technical information,the book encapsulates in a concise and readily accessible form the mass of recent scholarship on photography as a social and artistic practice, organized both thematically and geographically. There are over 800 biographical entries, both on photographers and on other individuals who havesignificantly influenced photographic culture from the early 19th century to the present day. The book's scope is worldwide. The international team of contributors is made up of leading authorities in their fields, and include: Heather Angel, Sylvie Aubenas, Quentin Bajac, Marta Braun, Clement Cheroux, Elizabeth Edwards, John Falconer, Colin Ford, Ron Graham, Sarah Greenough, Mark Haworth-Booth, Roger Hicks, Paul Hill,Jens Jaeger, Jan-Erik Lundstrom, Naomi Rosenblum, Rolf Sachsse, Martha Sandweiss, Graham Saxby, Joan Schwartz, Sara Stevenson, Roger Taylor, Regine Thiriez, John Ward, Liz Wells, and Mike Ware. The book is generously illustrated and includes many pictures never before published. The majority of the 1,600-plus entries include suggestions for further reading, and the work's usefulness is further enhanced by the inclusion of an extensive bibliography, a chronology of photographic history, alist of important websites, and an index of people.This fascinating, informative, and beautifully illustrated book is an ideal gift for anyone interested in photography.

The Photography Encyclopedia

The Photography Encyclopedia Author Fred W. McDarrah
ISBN-10 0825672635
Release 2001-02-20
Pages 689
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A comprehensive A-to-Z reference covering all aspects of photography. Entries cover photographers, curators, collectors, historians, dealers, institutions, periodicals, processes, technical terms, photojournalism and jargon. Appendices include lists of awards, galleries, booksellers, manufacturers, book reviews, films, and a timeline.

In an Influential Fashion

In an Influential Fashion Author Ann T. Kellogg
ISBN-10 0313312206
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 371
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From Abercrombie & Fitch to Ladicorbic Zoran, an encyclopedia of the people and organizations around the world that have left the greatest mark on American fashion. Entries include relevant dates, places, and awards as well as a summary of the designer or retailer's societal, economic, or political

Early American Gardens

Early American Gardens Author Ann Leighton
ISBN-10 0870235303
Release 1970
Pages 441
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Early American Gardens, published in 1970, was the first of three authoritative volumes of garden history by Ann Leighton. The 464-page masterwork of garden history was reissued in this paperback edition by University of Massachusetts Press in 1986. Concentrating on the gardens of the early settlers of New England, this volume deals with gardeners as well as the plants they depended upon for household aids, flavorings, drinks, and medicines. The well-illustrated, thorough, and scholarly volume is a book for history buffs as well as avid and inquisitive gardeners. Companion volumes by Ann Leighton American Gardens in the Eighteenth Century "For Use or for Delight" American Gardens of the Nineteenth Century "For Comfort and Affluence"

Encyclopedia of American Poetry The Nineteenth Century

Encyclopedia of American Poetry  The Nineteenth Century Author Eric L. Haralson
ISBN-10 9781317763253
Release 2014-01-21
Pages 550
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With contributions from over 100 scholars, the Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The Nineteenth Centry provides essays on the careers, works, and backgrounds of more than 100 nineteenth-century poets. It also provides entries on specialized categories of twentieth-century verse such as hymns, folk ballads, spirituals, Civil War songs, and Native American poetry. Besides presenting essential factual information, each entry amounts to an in-depth critical essay, and includes a bibliography that directs readers to other works by and about a particular poet.

Photography and Italy

Photography and Italy Author Maria Antonella Pelizzari
ISBN-10 9781861898845
Release 2010-11-15
Pages 187
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In this beautifully illustrated book Maria Antonella Pelizzari traces the history of photography in Italy from its beginnings to the present as she guides us through the history of Italy and its ancient sites and Renaissance landmarks. Pelizzari specifically considers the role of photography in the formation of Italian national identity during times of political struggle, such as the lead up to Unification in 1860, and later in the nationalist wars of Mussolini’s regime. While many Italians and foreigners— such as Fratelli Alinari or Carlo Ponti, John Ruskin or Kit Talbot—focused their lenses on architectural masterpieces, others documented the changing times and political heroes, creating icons of figures such as Garibaldi and the brigands. Pelizzari’s exploration of Italian visual traditions also includes the photographic collages of Bruno Munari, the neorealist work of photographers such as Franco Pinna, the bold stylized compositions of Mario Giacomelli, and the controversial images created by Oliviero Toscani for Benetton advertising in the 1980s. Featuring unpublished works and a rare selection of over one hundred images, this book will appeal to art collectors and students of art history and Italian culture.

The Camera as Historian

The Camera as Historian Author Elizabeth Edwards
ISBN-10 9780822351047
Release 2012
Pages 326
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"In the camera as historian, the groundbreaking historical and visual anthropologist Elizabeth Edwards works with an archive of neraly 55,000 photographs taken by 1,000 photographers, mostly unknown until now." -- Inside cover.


Batavia Author Scott Merrillees
ISBN-10 0700714367
Release 2000
Pages 282
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This beautifully illustrated book focuses on the topographical photography of Batavia in the late 19th century. Containing more than 150 old photographs of great historical value, maps and anecdotes about the buildings captured in these images, the book takes us on a nostalgic journey back to the 19th century. The book, the result of eight years of research, shows us glimpses of people, the state of technological development, the thriving economic life, the social setting, and then landscape and aura of the place now known as Jakarta. This book features a great many archival images that have never been published before. The appendices contain articles and illustrations on the photographers of 19th-century Batavia, mainly Woodbury and Page, J. A. Meessen and the Netherlands Topographical Bureau, as well as notes on the text and a bibliography. Large format, richly illustrated in colour.

Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists

Encyclopedia of Jewish American Artists Author Samantha Baskind
ISBN-10 0313336377
Release 2007
Pages 323
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Profiles over eighty artists, and offers biographical information, discussion of oeuvre, a bibliography, and a selected list of public collections.

Print the Legend

Print the Legend Author Martha A. Sandweiss
ISBN-10 0300103158
Release 2004-04-01
Pages 402
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Resurrecting scores of rare images of the 19th century American West, "Print the Legend" offers engaging tales of ambitious photographic adventurers, and misinterpreted images. Chronicling both the history of a place and the history of a medium, this book portrays how Americans first came to understand western photos and to envision their expanding nation. 138 illustrations.

Bronzes of the 19th Century

Bronzes of the 19th Century Author Pierre Kjellberg
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105022825330
Release 1994
Pages 684
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An illustrated encyclopedia with 1000 photos of over 700 nineteenth century French sculptors including Rodin, Barye, d'Angers and Carpeaux, with biographies, listings of works (with size and foundry when known), museum pieces in France and elsewhere, and recent sales. Also provides an overview of 19th century bronze sculpture, the foundries that cast the bronzes, and methods used to cast works.