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Title The birth of the idea of photography / Francois Brunet ; translated by Shane B. Lillis.
Author Brunet, François, 1960-2018, author.
Publication Toronto, Canada : RIC Books ; Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2019]
Description xx, 385 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Call # 770.1 B
Series RIC books. Essentials ; 3
RIC books ; 3.
Note Translated from the French.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-379) and index.
Contents Introduction: the idea of photography -- Inventions: the daguerre moment. The atechnical image ; The institution of photography ; The pencil of nature ; The daguerreotype in the United States: photography and democracy -- Refoundings: the Kodak moment. The Kodak revolution ; Inexact image, device, or sign? Towards a thinking about photography -- Conclusion.
Subject Photography -- Philosophy.
Photography -- Social aspects.
Photography -- History.
Photography. (OCoLC)fst01061714
Photography -- Philosophy. (OCoLC)fst01061781
Genre History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Addl. Author Lillis, Shane B. (Shane Brendan), translator.
Addl. Title Naissance de l'idée de photographie. English
ISBN 0262043262 (hardcover) :
9780262043267 (hardcover) :

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