A World History of Photography

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Abbeville Press, 1989 - Photography - 672 pages
A World History of Photography encompasses the entire range of the medium, from the camera lucida to the latest computer technology, and from Europe and the Americas to the Far East. It investigates all aspects of photography - aesthetic, documentary, commercial, and technical - while placing it in historical context.

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Very informative book with a attractive layout. The older photographers and their photographs held my interest the most. For some starting in the field, it is a great place to begin learning about the trends, techniques and processes. Read full review

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This highly regarded survey by Rosenblum (A History of Women Photographers) is a standard college text and important reference for the history of photography, distinguished by its international scope ... Read full review



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NAOMI ROSENBLUM is the author of five landmark books in photographic history, including "A World History of Photography" (Abbeville, 1984), now in its fourth edition, and "A History of Women Photographers" (Abbeville, 1996), now in its third edition.

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