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- DescriptionWhy do we look at lynching photographs? What is the basis for our curiosity, rage, indignation, or revulsion? This book examines lynching photographs as a way of analyzing photography's historical role in promoting and resisting racial violence. It charts the history of lynching photographs - their meanings, uses, and controversial display.
- Author BiographyDora Apel is Associate Professor and W. Hawkins Ferry Chair in Modern and Contemporary Art at Wayne State University. She is the author of Memory Effects: The Holocaust and the Art of Secondary Witnessing (2002) and Imagery of Lynching: Black Men, White Women, and the Mob (2004). Shawn Michelle Smith is Associate Professor of Visual and Critical Studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is the author of American Archives: Gender, Race, and Class in Visual Culture (1999) and Photography on the Color Line: W.E.B. DuBois, Race, and Visual Culture (2004).
- Author(s)Dora Apel,Shawn Michelle Smith
- PublisherUniversity of California Press
- Date of Publication21/12/2007
- Series TitleDefining Moments in American Photography
- Series Part/Volume Number2
- Place of PublicationBerkerley
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of California Press
- Content Note22 duotones
- Weight36 g
- Width152 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine7 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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