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  • Published 20060905
  • ISBN: 9780733319389
  • Extent: 288 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

Society is concerned to tame the Photograph, to temper the madness which keeps threatening to explode in the face of whoever looks at it. – Roland Barthes

I am writing blindly. – Dmitry Kolesnikov in a note to his wife from the sunken Russian submarine KurskAugust 2000

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