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Gidley, M. (Mick)

Overview
Works: 41 works in 147 publications in 1 language and 7,550 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  History  Biography  Portraits  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art  Case studies  Exhibition, pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: E77.5, 970.00497
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Most widely held works by M Gidley
Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian project in the field ( )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Its publication was a watershed in the anthropological study of Native Americans and inspired the first full-length documentary film, popular magazine articles, books for young readers, lectures, and photography exhibitions. Housing a wealth of ethnographic information yet steeped in nostalgia and predicated upon the assumption that Native Americans were a "vanishing race," Curtis's work has been both influential and controversial, and its vision of Native Americans must still be reckoned with today."--BOOK JACKET
With one sky above us : life on an Indian reservation at the turn of the century by M Gidley ( Book )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in English and held by 975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profusely illustrated text describes daily life on the Colville Indian Reservation in Washington at the turn of the century
Kopet : a documentary narrative of Chief Joseph's last years by M Gidley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, Incorporated by M Gidley ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in English and held by 687 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For almost four decades from the 1890s onwards, Edward S. Curtis took thousands of photographs of Native Americans all over the West and his assistants collected masses of other data - myths, recordings of music and ceremonies, folk tales, language vocabularies, and histories. This material was published in The North American Indian (1907-30), in twenty volumes of illustrated text and twenty portfolios of photographs; the project was supported by Theodore Roosevelt and funded in part by J. Pierpont Morgan, and spawned exhibitions, postcards, magazine articles, lecture series, a "musicale," and the very first narrative documentary film. While not unique, the project was bigger, better funded, and more famous than any of its time, and its images still retain their influence today. Neither a eulogy to Curtis's achievement nor a debunking of it, this book is an honest study of the project as a collective whole: what it was, who was involved, and what it meant. Mick Gidley examines the historical documentation such as letters and field memoirs of Curtis and other participants in the project - including Native American assistants and informants - and synthesizes the ideological, governmental, aesthetic, economic, and anthropological forces in the project
Photography and the USA by M Gidley ( Book )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers a critical analysis of the photographers, images, and movements that have influenced American photography since its beginnings during the mid-nineteenth century
The vanishing race : selections from Edward S. Curtis' The North American Indian by Edward S Curtis ( Book )
8 editions published between 1976 and 1987 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Views of American landscapes ( Book )
5 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Picturing atrocity : photography in crisis by Geoffrey Batchen ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This title taps into the widespread interest in, and concern about, photographs of atrocity. The book contains a broad range of atrocity photographs from throughout history and around the world, as well as essays by well-known artists and photographers
Native American wisdom : a spiritual tradition at one with nature by alan (COM)/ Gidley, Mick (INT) Jacobs ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of sayings, addresses, prayers, and sayings
Representing others : white views of indigenous peoples ( Book )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Images of the West : survey photography in French collections, 1860-1880 by François Brunet ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As American settlement expanded westward in the 1860s, the U.S. government undertook large-scale investigations of its new territories. Images of the West: Survey Photography in French Collections, 1860-1880 presents memorable glass-plate photographs from these federal surveys. The selection includes breathtaking views of such iconic sites as Yosemite, as well as lesser-known ethnographic portraits taken by Timothy H. O'Sullivan, William H. Jackson, and William Bell, among others. The accompanying essays discuss how the photographs were used to promote white settlement, how their distribution at home and abroad contributed to the aggrandizement of the American West, and how the exploitative ideology underlying the use of photography extended to attitudes toward both American landscapes and American Indians. The images are all drawn from French public collections, which hold an astonishing number of these U.S. survey photographs. Accompanying an exhibition at the Musée d'Art Américain Giverny, Images of the West provides a critical new examination of a bygone era
Modern American landscapes ( Book )
6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Locating the Shakers : cultural origins and legacies of an American religious movement ( Book )
5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American photographs in Europe ( Book )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This collection of essays explores how American photographs entered European culture. From the 1840s on, photographs contributed to stereotypes of the United States, interpreting American events and characteristic landscapes. This was a complex process, in which Europeans were intimately involved, both as photographers and as disseminators of American images. Photographs were always inflected during the process of cultural transmission. They were cropped, captioned, and positioned within new frames of reference. For example, New Deal photographs received an entirely new set of meanings in Nazi Germany. Likewise, in the contexts of world's fairs, mass distribution magazines, art exhibitions, advertising and immigration, American images played a central role in defining what was considered distinctive about the United States. This path-breaking work charts the contours of this area of intercultural communication for the first time and is arranged as a series of case studies within a chronological and theoretical framework provided by the editors
A catalogue of American paintings in British public collections by M Gidley ( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writing with light : words and photographs in American texts by M Gidley ( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American photography by M Gidley ( Book )
6 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another London : international photographers capture city life 1930-1980 by Tate Britain (Gallery) ( Book )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the years between 1930 and 1980, some of the best-known photographers from around the world came to London and made its streets, buildings and communities their subject. For some, the British capital was to become home; for others it remained a foreign city, as enigmatic perhaps as any they had visited. Each brought their own distinctive perspective, subverting or perpetuating national stereotypes, seeking out the typical or the exotic, attempting to penetrate the fabled British reserve with their lens. Together their work creates a portrait of a great world city, changing and mutating, a restless and fascinating muse. This book demonstrates the breadth and variety of the responses London provoked from visiting photographers during the period, from portraits to reportage, from social realism to whimsy and humour, the changes in their technique and attitude demonstrating developments in photography itself. 0Exhibition: Tate Britain, London, UK (31.7.-16.9.2012)
Audio-visual materials for American studies : a guide to sources of information and materials by M Gidley ( Book )
17 editions published between 1970 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern American culture : an introduction by M Gidley ( Book )
9 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Modern American Culture is a multi-contributor collection of essays which provides a clear, lively and concise introduction to the richness and diversity of American culture, especially, but not exclusively, during the twentieth century. 'Culture' is here conceived in broad terms, to include ideas, social institutions, environmental features, behavioural patterns and forms of expression. Organized thematically, the book can be divided into two parts. The initial chapters largely present historical, economic, political and geographical aspects of American culture from a variety of different perspectives and include treatment of such central themes as race, religion, immigration and region. The second half of the book is mainly concerned with generic issues such as the media, popular music, performance arts, painting, and poetry and poetics. Each chapter introduces the reader to the appropriate cultural critics and leads towards the fuller scale treatment of American cultural criticism itself which concludes the book. The increasing popularity of American Studies, both as a degree area in its own right and as a major component of such other degrees as English and History, means that this book will be warmly welcomed by undergraduate and postgraduate students. It will prove essential to students following American Studies courses, and provides useful contextualization for those taking Cultural and Media Studies. It will also appeal to the general reader with an interest in American culture
 
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Alternative Names
Gidley, G. M. (G. Mick)
Gidley, G. Mick 1941-
Gidley, Gustavius Mick 1941-
Gidley, Gustavus
Gidley, Gustavus Mick
Gidley, M.
Gidley, M., 1941-
Gidley, Mick.
Gidley, Mick, 1941-
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English (124)
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