London; New York: Verso, 1996. b/w plates, frontis., ports., diags., bibl., color pict. fldg. wrps. Item #97104
An historic account of Brazilian photographic culture in Brazil, an artistic genre in Brazil where there is an almost total absence of formal photography courses. "The project, through produced in Europe and inspired by a growing interest in non-Eurocentric photographic practices has included in all its stages photographers directly involved in the process of change within Brazilian photography… since its introduction in Brazil in 1840"--p. 10. Contents: Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Some Markers in the History of Brazilian Photography -- A Browse through the Works -- Photographers in Belém do Pará -- Photographers in Cesará -- Photographers in Bahía -- Photographers in Mina Gerais -- Photographers in Paraná -- Photographers in Rio-São Paulo.