The Photobook: A History Volume Iii by Gerry BadgerThe Photobook: A History Volume Iii by Gerry Badger

The Photobook: A History Volume Iii

byGerry Badger

Hardcover | March 17, 2014

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The third volume in an authoritative and comprehensive series, The Photobook: A History volume III provides a unique perspective on the story of contemporary photography through the genre of the photobook. Continuing in the vein of the first two volumes, Volume III is a study of the major trends and movements that have shaped the photobook genre globally since the birth of photography in the early nineteenth century. Volume III pays particular attention to photobooks published after World War II, covering contemporary themes of modern life, from diaristic photography of place and people to twentieth‐century propaganda books and some of the finest works to emerge from the recent self‐publishing boom. The Photobook volumes represent a valuable catalogue of rare and important photobooks, and since Phaidon published Volume I in 2004, are now regarded by academics, students and photobook bibliophiles as the definitive works on this subject.
Gerry Badger is a critic, architect, curator and photographer. His published books includeCollecting Photography(2003) andJohn Gossage: Berlin in the Time of the Wall(2005), as well as Phaidon's55s on Chris Killip(2001) andEugene Atget(2001). In 2007, he publishedThe Genius of Photography, the book of the BBC Television series of the s...
Title:The Photobook: A History Volume IiiFormat:HardcoverDimensions:11.75 × 10.25 × 1.5 inPublished:March 17, 2014Publisher:Phaidon PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0714866776

ISBN - 13:9780714866772

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"For those who have enjoyed volumes I and II, volume III comes as a delightful, and unexpected surprise. Highly readable and entertaining, an historical resource. An absolute must for anyone interested in – or anyone intending making – photo books." – Black and White Photography