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The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia - David King
The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia
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The Commissar Vanishes offers a unique and chilling look at how one man--Joseph Stalin--manipulated the science of photography to advance his own political career and erase the memory of his victims. Over the past 30 years. author and photohistorian David King has assembled the world's largest... show more
The Commissar Vanishes offers a unique and chilling look at how one man--Joseph Stalin--manipulated the science of photography to advance his own political career and erase the memory of his victims. Over the past 30 years. author and photohistorian David King has assembled the world's largest archive of doctored photos from the Soviet era, the best of which are featured here.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780805052947 (0805052941)
ASIN: 0805052941
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Commissar Vanishes: The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia
Great examples of Pravda and other State publishers revising history, particularly airbrushing figures out of art and photographs.
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