Picturing Place

Picturing Place

Photography and the Geographical Imagination

Book - 2003
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The advent of photography opened new worlds to 19th-century viewers, who became able to visualize themselves, their immediate surroundings, their communities, and the world beyond. The geographical imagination--the ability to know the world and situate oneself in space and time--fostered the expectations and applications of photographic technologies, and photographic technologies expresses the form and reach of the geographical imagination. This dialectic is the basis of this collection of intriguing essays, which explore the diverse ways in which the relationship manifested.

Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, c2003
ISBN: 9781860647512
1860647510
9781860647529
1860647529
Characteristics: xiv, 354 p. : ill., ports. ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Schwartz, Joan M.
Ryan, James R.
Call Number: LH 304.23 PIC

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