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Author Hyman, Jonathan.

Title The landscapes of 9/11 : a photographer's journey / photographs by Jonathan Hyman ; edited by Edward T. Linenthal, Jonathan Hyman, and Christiane Gruber.

Publication Info. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.931 HYM    Available
Edition First edition.
Description x, 194 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction / Edward T. Linenthal -- A New Americana--Visual Responses to 9/11 : A Public Conversation / Jonathan Hyman -- Collecting the National Conversation / Jan Seidler Ramirez -- From the Street to the Museum : Jonathan Hyman's Photographs / Charles Brock -- Vernacular Memorials and Civic Decline / Robert Hariman and John Louis Lucaites -- Bearing Witness : Memorial Murals in Belfast and Bethlehem / Philip Hopper -- Strategic Strikes : Images of War and Disaster from Iran to America / Christiane Gruber.
Summary "In the emotional aftermath of the September 11, 2001, attacks, people from all walks of life created and encountered memorials to those who were murdered. Vernacular art appeared almost everywhere--on walls, trees, playgrounds, vehicles, houses, tombstones, and even on bodies. This outpouring of grief and other acts of remembrance impelled photographer Jonathan Hyman to document and so preserve these largely impermanent, spontaneous expressions. His collection of 20,000 photographs, along with field notes and personal interviews, constitutes a unique archive of 9/11 public memory."--Back cover of paperback edition.
Subject September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 -- Social aspects -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Memorials -- United States -- Pictorial works.
Memorials -- Social aspects -- United States.
Oral history -- United States.
Documentary photography -- United States.
Memorials -- Social aspects.
Added Author Linenthal, Edward Tabor, 1947-
Gruber, Christiane J., 1976-
ISBN 9780292726642 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
0292726643 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
9780292749085 (paper ; alkaline paper)
0292749082 (pbk. ; alkaline paper)
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