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Picturing the past : illustrated histories and the American imagination, 1840-1900 / Gregory M. Pfitzer

Author:
Pfitzer, Gregory M  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2002
19th century
Topic:
Illustrated books--History  Search this
Historiography--Social aspects--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
National characteristics, American  Search this
Historiography  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_694718

Northern exposures : photographing and filming the Canadian north, 1920-45 / Peter Geller

Author:
Geller, Peter G (Peter Geoffrey) 1963-  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 258 p., [1] p.of plates: ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Canada
Canada, Northern
Date:
2004
C2004
20th century
Topic:
Inuit--Pictorial works--History  Search this
Inuit in motion pictures--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Documentary photography--History  Search this
Photography--History  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Pictorial works  Search this
History  Search this
In motion pictures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_775006

Water histories of South Asia : the materiality of liquescence / edited by Sugata Ray and Venugopal Maddipati

Editor:
Ray, Sugata  Search this
Venugopal, Maddipati  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 315 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
South Asia
Date:
2019
Topic:
Water and civilization--History  Search this
Water--Social aspects--History  Search this
Bodies of water--Social aspects--History  Search this
Material culture--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Water in art--History  Search this
Art, South Asian--History  Search this
Architecture--History  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1110565

Stony the road : Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow / Henry Louis Gates, Jr

Title:
Reconstruction, white supremacy, and the rise of Jim Crow
Author:
Gates, Henry Louis Jr.  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 296 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
1863-1877
1877-1964
19th century
20th century
Topic:
African Americans--Segregation--History  Search this
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
White supremacy movements--History  Search this
Racism in popular culture--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Race relations  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1104620

Looking for America : the visual production of nation and people / edited by Ardis Cameron

Author:
Cameron, Ardis  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 390 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
20th century
Topic:
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Arts and society--History  Search this
National characteristics, American  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_797800

Gargantua : manufactured mass culture / Julian Stallabrass

Title:
Manufactured mass culture
Author:
Stallabrass, Julian  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 244 p., [24] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1996
Topic:
Popular culture  Search this
Mass society  Search this
Mass production--Social aspects  Search this
Visual communication  Search this
Call number:
HM101 .S78 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_505628

Art and visual communication

Author:
Layton, Robert 1944-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1991
Topic:
Communication in art--Social aspects  Search this
Art, Egyptian  Search this
Visual communication  Search this
Call number:
N72.S6 L39 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_491001

Transporting Visions : The Movement of Images in Early America / Jennifer L. Roberts

Author:
Roberts, Jennifer L. 1969-  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 226 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
18th century
19th century
Topic:
Art and society--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1025883

How to see the world : an introduction to images, from self-portraits to selfies, maps to movies, and more / Nicholas Mirzoeff

Author:
Mirzoeff, Nicholas 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 343 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2016
Topic:
Visual communication  Search this
Visual communication--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects  Search this
Mass media--History  Search this
Visual sociology--History  Search this
Communication and culture  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1066098

Visual cultures, visual literacies / issue ed.: Luc Pauwels

Author:
Pauwels, L (Luc)  Search this
International Visual Sociology Association  Search this
Physical description:
160 p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + CD-ROM: En route: slide show
Type:
Books
Date:
2000
Topic:
Art and society  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects  Search this
Imagery (Psychology)  Search this
Visual sociology  Search this
Call number:
N72.S6 V56 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_914554

Spaces of experience : art gallery interiors from 1800 to 2000 / Charlotte Klonk

Title:
Art gallery interiors from 1800 to 2000
Author:
Klonk, Charlotte  Search this
Physical description:
305 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
C2009
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Art--Exhibition techniques--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_942026

Postcards : ephemeral histories of modernity / edited by David Prochaska and Jordana Mendelson

Author:
Prochaska, David  Search this
Mendelson, Jordana  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 234 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2010
C2010
Topic:
Postcards  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_944153

Using visual evidence / edited by Richard Howells and Robert W. Matson

Author:
Howells, Richard Dr edt  Search this
Matson, Robert W (Robert William) 1947- edt  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 201 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2009
Topic:
Visual communication--Social aspects  Search this
Visual literacy  Search this
Visual learning  Search this
Art and society  Search this
Mass media criticism  Search this
Media literacy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_949011

For all the world to see : visual culture and the struggle for civil rights / Maurice Berger ; foreword by Thulani Davis

Author:
Berger, Maurice 1956-  Search this
International Center of Photography  Search this
Physical description:
xv, 207 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2010
C2010
20th century
Topic:
African Americans in mass media  Search this
Civil rights movements--History  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects--History  Search this
Mass media--Social aspects--History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_962754

Violence, visual culture, and the black male body / Cassandra Jackson

Author:
Jackson, Cassandra 1972-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 138 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2011
Topic:
African American men in popular culture  Search this
African American men--Violence against  Search this
Arts, American  Search this
Human body--Social aspects  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects  Search this
Violence--Social aspects  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_972869

Observation points : the visual poetics of national parks / Thomas Patin, editor

Editor of compilation:
Patin, Thomas 1958-  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2012
[2012], c2012
Topic:
Visual communication--Social aspects  Search this
National parks and reserves--Political aspects  Search this
Landscapes--Social aspects  Search this
Cultural landscapes  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_984235

Engendering interaction with images / Audrey G. Bennett

Author:
Bennett, Audrey  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 151 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2011
Topic:
Communication and culture  Search this
Visual communication--Social aspects  Search this
Visual sociology  Search this
Graphic arts  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_986100

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