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Picturing Poverty

Print Culture and FSA Photographs

by Cara A. Finnegan

  • 172 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Smithsonian .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Poverty,
  • Sociology,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • General,
  • Journalism,
  • History / General,
  • United States - General,
  • 20th century,
  • American periodicals,
  • Documentary photography,
  • History,
  • Photography,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12325888M
    ISBN 101588341186
    ISBN 109781588341181


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Picturing Poverty also explores a moment in American history when visual images took center stage as the nation struggled with economic, political, and social strife.

By striving to understand the original context of the photographs, Finnegan shines new light on the meanings of poverty, the Depression, and the various roles of the media.4/5(1). Picturing Poverty also explores a moment in American history when visual images took center stage as the nation struggled with economic, political, and social strife.

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Picturing Poverty also explores a moment in American history when visual images took center stage as the nation struggled with economic, political, and social strife. By striving to understand the original context of the photographs, Finnegan shines new light on the meanings of poverty, the Depression, and the various roles of the media.

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