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Author Fukuoka, Maki, 1972- author

Title The premise of fidelity : science, visuality, and representing the real in nineteenth-century Japan / Maki Fukuoka
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 272 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary This work provides an exploration of the process by which the Shohyaku-sha shaped the concept of shashin. As such, it disrupts the dominant narratives of photography, art, and science in Japan, providing a prehistory of Japanese photography that requires the accepted history of the discipline to be rewritten
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Art and science -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Botanical illustration -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Photography -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Plant prints -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Realism in art -- Japan -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804784620
9780804784627 (ebook)