New Books in Photography
By New Books Network
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Discussions with Photographers and Scholars of Photography about their New Books
||Hanna Rose Shell, “Hide and Seek: Camouflage, Photography, and the Media of Reconnaissance”||[Cross-posted from New Books in Science, Technology, and Society] Imagine a world wherein the people who wrote history books were artists, the books occasionally read like poetry, and the stories in them ranged from Monty Python skits to the natural[...]||7/10/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Kathy Sloane, “Keystone Corner: Portrait of a Jazz Club”||[Cross-posted from New Books in Jazz] Kathy Sloane’s Keystone Korner: Portrait of a Jazz Club (Indiana UP, 2011) captures a time and place in San Francisco in the 70s and early 80s that we may never see again. Owner/impresario/musician Todd Barkan||6/20/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||Elizabeth Abel, “Signs of the Times: The Visual Politics of Jim Crow”||[Crossposted from New Books in History] I think this is really interesting. Among the thousands of iconic and easily recognizable photographs of segregated water fountains in the American South, you will almost never find one that features a black w[...]||6/7/11||Free||View In iTunes|
||David Shneer, “Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, and the Holocaust”||[Crossposted from New Books in History] We should be skeptical of what is sometimes called “Jew counting” and all it implies. Yet it cannot be denied that Jews played a pivotal and (dare we say) disproportionate role in moving the West f[...]||4/29/11||Free||View In iTunes|