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304 Pages | 89 images

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190681647

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Paris and the Cliché of History

The City and Photographs, 1860-1970

Catherine E. Clark

  • Presents a new methodology for using photographs as historical documents
  • Includes the first study of 100,000 photographs submitted to "C'était Paris en 1970"--an amateur photo contest held to document the capital in 1970
  • Features more than eighty photographs of Paris and Parisian life
  • Explores the changing conventions of photography and its role in memory