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Land Matters: Landscape Photography, Culture and Identity

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In this major work on landscape photography, extensively illustrated in color and black and white, Liz Wells is concerned with the ways in which photographers engage with issues about land, its representation and idealization. She demonstrates how the visual interpretation of land as landscape reflects and reinforces contemporary political, social, and environmental attitu ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published August 15th 2011 by I. B. Tauris (first published January 1st 2011)
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Ian Thompson
I'm thoroughly enjoying this so far. Liz Wells is well up on her landscape theory as well as her history and theory of photography. I'm rather wishing we'd invited her to contribute a chapter to the Routledge Companion to Landscape Studies. A bit of a gap there.
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