The Global Flows of Early Scottish Photography

9780773557130: Hardback
Release Date: 6th June 2019

193 photos, full colour throughout

Dimensions: 191 x 248

Number of Pages: 344

Series McGill-Queen's/Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation Studies in Art History

McGill-Queen's University Press

The Global Flows of Early Scottish Photography

Encounters in Scotland, Canada, and China

Tracing the global reach of early photography and the camera's part in cultural encounters across three continents.
Hardback / £45.00

Almost immediately after the invention of photography, Scottish photographers took their clunky cameras on the road to capture the stories of peoples and communities touched by the forces of British imperialism. For the next thirty years, their journeys w

Anthony W. Lee is Idella Plimpton Kendall Professor of Art History at Mount Holyoke College and the author of several award-winning books, including A Shoemaker's Story and Picturing Chinatown.

"An insightful, beautifully crafted, and enjoyable read. Lee writes with consummate command of the materials and manages with commendable skill to narrate both personal lives – of the photographers and their subjects alike – and the changing socio-economi

"A much-needed history of the emergence of Scottish pastoralism, The Global Flows of Early Scottish Photography stands out not least because it is the first book to take up in a sustained way the relationship between the camera and globalization." Thy Phu