Hershberger is the winner of a 2015 Insight Award from the Society for Photographic Education for his work on this book and for his overall contributions to the field
Photographic Theory: An Historical Anthology presents a compendium of readings spanning ancient times to the digital age that are related to the history, nature, and current status of debates in photographic theory.
Offers an authoritative and academically up-to-date compendium of the history of photographic theory
Represents the only collection to include ancient, Renaissance, and 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century writings related to the subject
Stresses the drama of historical and contemporary debates within theoretical circles
Features comprehensive coverage of recent trends in digital photography
Fills a much-needed gap in the existing literature
About the Author
Andrew E. Hershberger is Associate Professor of Contemporary Art History and Chair of Art History at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. He has published numerous journal articles in History of Photography, Art Journal, Early Popular Visual Culture, Analecta Husserliana, Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, Academe, and Arts of Asia.