The photography of crisis : the photo essays of Weimar Germany / Daniel H. Magilow

Author(s): Magilow, Daniel H., 1973-
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Subjects: Photography--Germany--History--20th century
Photography--Social aspects--Germany--History--20th century
Vernacular photography--Germany--History--20th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2012
LC Classification: T, TR
Physical Description: xiv, 186 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2012015475
ISBN: 9780271054223 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0271054220 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [163]-172) and index
Contents: The new receptivity and the new photographer -- The illustrated press and the photo essay -- The modernist photobook : the nature of nature -- Photographic physiognomies : diagnosing Germanness -- The snapshot and the moment of decision
Summary: "Examines photo essays from Weimar Germany's many social crises. Traces photography's emergence as a new language that German photographers used to intervene in modernity's key political and philosophical debates: changing notions of nature and culture, national and personal identity, and the viability of parliamentary democracy"-- Provided by publisher
OCLC Number: 790269892
ISBN/ISSN: 9780271054223