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The cruel radiance : photography and political violence / Susie Linfield.

Author/Creator:
Linfield, Susie.
Publication:
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 321 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Documentary photography.
Political violence in mass media.
Violence -- Press coverage.
Photographic criticism.
Contents:
Preface: The Black book
Polemics. A little history of photography criticism; or, Why do photography critics hate photography?
Photojournalism and human rights: the calamity of the Kodak
Places. Warsaw, Loda, Auschwitz: in the waiting room of death
China: from Malraux's dignity to the Red Guards' shame
Sierra Leone: beyond the sorrow and the pity
Abu Ghraib and the jihad: the dance of civilizations
People. Robert Capa: the optimist
James Nachtwey: the catastrophist
Gilles Peress: the skeptic.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780226482507 (alk. paper)
0226482502 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
587198954
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