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Photography, Fifth Edition

A Cultural History

Mary Warner Marien


The fifth edition of this indispensable survey of photography spans the history of the medium, from its early development to the latest advances in technology and social media platforms. Mary Warner Marien discusses photography from around the world and through the lenses of art, science, travel, war, fashion, the mass media and individual photographers.I Professional, amateur and art photographers are all represented, with ‘Portrait’ boxes devoted to highlighting important individuals and ‘Focus’ boxes charting particular cultural debates.

Mary Warner Marien is Professor Emerita in the Department of Fine Arts at Syracuse University, New York. She is the author of numerous articles and books, among them 100 Ideas that Changed Photography and Photography Visionaries.