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The Burden of Representation By John Tagg

The Burden of Representation by John Tagg

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The author traces a history which has implications not only for the theory and practice of conventionally separated areas of amateur, professional, technical, documentary and art photography, but also for the understanding of the role of photography in processes of modern social regulation.

The Burden of Representation Summary

The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories by John Tagg

The author traces a history which has implications not only for the theory and practice of conventionally separated areas of amateur, professional, technical, documentary and art photography, but also for the understanding of the role of photography in processes of modern social regulation.

Table of 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 in law; a legal reality - a photograph as property in law; God's sanitary law - slum clearance and photography in late 19th century Leeds; the currency of the photograph - new deal reformism and documentary rhetoric; contacts, worksheets - notes on photography; history and representation.

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GOR001958556
9780333418246
0333418247
The Burden of Representation: Essays on Photographies and Histories by John Tagg
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Macmillan Education UK
19880729
254
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