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Title The cruel radiance : photography and political violence / Susie Linfield.
Author Linfield, Susie.
Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2010.
Description xviii, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Call # 070.49 L
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: The Black book -- Polemics. A little history of photography criticism; or, Why do photography critics hate photography? -- Photojournalism and human rights: the calamity of the Kodak -- Places. Warsaw, Loda, Auschwitz: in the waiting room of death -- China: from Malraux's dignity to the Red Guards' shame -- Sierra Leone: beyond the sorrow and the pity -- Abu Ghraib and the jihad: the dance of civilizations -- People. Robert Capa: the optimist -- James Nachtwey: the catastrophist -- Gilles Peress: the skeptic.
Subject Documentary photography.
Political violence in mass media.
Violence -- Press coverage.
Photographic criticism.
ISBN 9780226482507 (alk. paper) :
0226482502 (alk. paper)

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