Scottish Photography

A History

By Tom Normand

Format: Hardback

From the pioneering work of Hill and Adamson to the experimental work of contemporary artists, this book provides a history, a setting, and a scale for the growth of photography in this country.

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Luath Press Ltd

Luath Press takes its name from Robert Burns, whose little collie Luath (Gael., swift or nimble) tripped up Jean Armour at a wedding and gave him the chance to speak to the woman who was to be his wife and the abiding love of his life. Burns called one of ' The Twa Dogs' Luath after Cuchullin's hunting dog in Ossian's Fingal. Luath Press was established in 1981 in the heart of Burns country, and is now based a few steps up the road from Burns' first lodgings on Edinburgh's Royal Mile.

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Tom Normand was born in Aberdour in Fife. He was educated in Dunfermline, and subsequently took a degree in Sociology and Politics at Glasgow College. His doctoral thesis, in the Sociology of Culture, was taken at Durham University. He has taught at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee, and lectures in the History of Art at the University of St Andrews. He has published widely in the history of British art. He has lectured, both nationally and internationally, on Scottish art, culture and society.

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Format Hardback
Imprint Luath Press Ltd
Publication Date 10 Apr 2007
ISBN 9781906307073
Number of Pages 320

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