Shock of Modernity by Julio Patan
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Shock of Modernity
By Julio Patan

The Shock of Modernity

Crime Photography in Mexico City

Edited by See other recent books by Julio Patan
Text by Jesse Lerner See other recent books by Jesse Lerner
Format: Paperback / softback

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Shock of Modernity by Julio Patan

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Agustin Victor Casasola and his brother Miguel were photojournalists until the foreign press corps arrived to cover the Mexican revolution in 1911, when they formed an agency that eventually compiled more than a million images. The Shock of Modernity collects a careful selection of work from the Casasolas' criminological archive, now property of the Fototeca of the National Institute of Anthropology and History in Pachuca, Hidalgo. Collectively these images--which include scenes of crimes, reconstructions of crimes, and documentation of evidence and police procedures--offer a cutaway view of society over the course of the first half of the twentieth century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9788475067322
ISBN-10: 8475067328
Format: Paperback / softback
(246mm x 193mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Turner (Spain)
Publisher: Turner (Spain)
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: Mexico

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