Books in category Photography – History

  • The Soiling of Old Glory

    The Soiling of Old Glory
    Louis P. Masur

    Traces the story behind the photograph in which an enraged white man used an American flag as a weapon on an African-American.

  • Photographing the Mexican Revolution

    Photographing the Mexican Revolution
    John Mraz

    In this pathfinding book, acclaimed photography historian John Mraz carries out a monumental analysis of photographs produced during the Mexican Revolution, focusing primarily on those made by Mexicans, in order to discover who took the …

  • The History of Photography

    The History of Photography
    Alma Davenport

    This interdependence between society and the photographic image continues to strengthen and evolve. This book develops specific themes from pre-photography to the present.

  • Photographs by Man Ray

    Photographs by Man Ray
    Man Ray

    Still lifes, landscapes, nudes, women's faces, portraits, and rayographs (photographs made without cameras) produced by Ray in the twenties and early thirties are accompanied by the comments of his contemporaries

  • Saskatoon

    Jeff O’Brien, Ruth W. Millar, William P. Delainey

    The new book showcases the city's recent history, and the new images that have become available to researchers since the original publication.

  • Stars of the American Musical Theater in Historic Photographs

    Stars of the American Musical Theater in Historic Photographs
    Stanley Appelbaum, James Camner

    361 portraits, from 1860s to 1950 of over 400 stars. Informative captions. An illustrious collection, long overdue.

  • Phil Cross Gypsy Joker to a Hells Angel

    Phil Cross: Gypsy Joker to a Hells Angel
    Phil Cross, Meg Cross

    Once, while serving time for fighting and fleeing an officer, Phil broke out of jail, entered his bike in a bike show, won the bike show, and broke back into jail before anyone had discovered he was missing./divDIV /divPhil Cross: Gypsy …

  • Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo

    Moonshots and Snapshots of Project Apollo
    John Bisney, J. L. Pickering

    Winner of the Bronze Medal for Science in the 2016 Independent Publisher (IPPY) Book Awards In this companion volume to John Bisney and J. L. Pickering’s extraordinary book of rare photographs from the Mercury and Gemini missions, the …

  • Hoosier Century

    Hoosier Century
    Charlie Nye, Joe Young

    Now at the dawn of the 21st Century, the paper's photography editors have put the past 100 years in context with this beautifully illustrated volume, arranged as a historical record in pictures and in the format of a handsome coffee table …

  • Faces of the Civil War Navies

    Faces of the Civil War Navies
    Ronald S. Coddington

    In addition to presenting the personal stories of seventy-seven intrepid volunteers, Coddington also focuses on the momentous naval events that ushered in an era of ironclad ships and other technical innovations.

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