Silver Cities: Photographing American Urbanization, 1839-1939 артикул 1921a.
Silver Cities: Photographing American Urbanization, 1839-1939 артикул 1921a.

First published in 1984, Silver Cities rapidly became a classic in the history of photography and in the then-nascent field of visual culture studies Now this vastly expanded edition presents a lively interdisciplinary history of the first centuryof urban photography in America Silver Cities envisions the transformation of American civilization овалш via mass-produced and mass-disseminated photography of cities made between 1839 and the onset of World War II In the nineteenth and early wentieth centuries, urban photographers were visual explorers of the rapidly evolving urban sphere, but their understanding of that environment was defined by the prevailing cultural prejudices To examine their visual products is to educate ourselves in he deepest concerns of American culture in the century of its transformation from agrarian youth to urbane maturity Readers new to the book will find a richly illustrated cultural history of American photography, with familiar names and newly discoveed figures Those familiar with the original will find the new edition fresh and surprising, exploring issues of race, gender, and ethnic identity and analyzing the ways media contribute to the power of the dominant culture Longer and broader in its scop, with a vastly expanded collection of illustrations, the new edition surveys cities small and large, delves deeper into the twentieth century, and gives names to once-anonymous contributors and locations to once-mysterious places About the first ediion: "A fascinating overview of nineteenth-century urban photography "--Gunther Barth, American Historical Review.  2005 г Твердый переплет, 440 стр ISBN 0826331785.