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Mirror with a Memory A Nation's Story in Photographs

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ISBN-10: 0887767478

ISBN-13: 9780887767470

Edition: 2006

Authors: Janice Weaver

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Canada and the art of photography came into existence together in the middle of the nineteenth century. Both had shaky beginnings -- one was an upstart country struggling to emerge from the shadow of its great neighbor, the other a rough art form capable of capturing only blurred, grainy images -- but each eventually came into its own. Today, Canada is a bold and prosperous nation, while photography, in the words of Edward Steichen, is "a major force in explaining man to man." Mirror with a Memory is a photographic journey through the history of this country. It includes those famous shots that have defined a nation; from the Fathers of Confederation grouped stiffly on the steps of…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Tundra
Publication date: 11/13/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 9.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 2.024
Language: English

JANICE WEAVER is the award-winning author of Building America, From Head to Toe, and The A to Z of Everyday Things. She lives in Toronto.