Costruire una nazione. geografia umana e ideale


The images published in this catalogue show the works from the collection of the Rosenblum’ family, the largest archival of Hine’s original vintage prints. The volume includes some of the most renowened works of the father of “social photography”: like the series that portaraits the famous workers of the Empire State Building, Ellis Island immigrants, reportage photographs taken in the industrial areas of Pittsburgh, or documenting child labor in Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Virginia. Lewis Hine’s photographs became one of the means that modern America used to promote social reforms in the workplace. The book also features essays written by Mario Calabresi – chief editor of the Italian newspaper La Repubblica and Nicolò Leotta, professor of Urban Turism and Visual Sociology at Bicocca University in Milan.

Title: Costruire una nazione: geografia umana e ideale
Author: Lewis Hine
Editor: Enrica Viganò
Publisher: Admira Edizioni
Year: 2013
Number of pages: 116 pages
Number of photographs: 59 duotone photographs
Languages: Italian
Cover: Hardcover
Size: 19,5x22,5 cm
Price: € 20
ISBN: 978-88 89163 132