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The Nevada Test Site

Emmet Gowin Robert Adams Robert Adams

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Princeton University Pres
26 July 2019
Photography & photographs; Individual photographers; Landscape art & architecture; The environment; Nuclear issues
A photographic study of the land that served as the main testing site for American nuclear devices for four decades More nuclear bombs have been detonated in America than in any other country in the world. Between 1951 and 1992, the Nevada National Security Test Site was the primary location for these activities, withstanding more than a thousan
By:   Emmet Gowin
Foreword by:   Robert Adams
Contributions by:   Robert Adams
Imprint:   Princeton University Pres
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 305mm,  Width: 251mm, 
ISBN:   9780691196039
ISBN 10:   0691196036
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   26 July 2019
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Emmet Gowin is emeritus professor of photography at Princeton University. His many books include Emmet Gowin and Mariposas Nocturnas (Princeton). His photographs are in collections around the world, including at the Art Institute of Chicago, the Morgan Library and Museum, the Cleveland Museum of Art, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Tokyo Museum of Art. Robert Adams is one of the most esteemed American photographers working today. His work has been published in more than thirty books.

Reviews for The Nevada Test Site

The Nevada Test Site is among the most compelling landscapes in the United States. Each anthropogenic feature, large and small, is surprising, astounding, intriguing, and mysterious. Emmet Gowin (TM)s photographs make this case so eloquently. Matthew Coolidge, founder and director, Center for Land Use Interpretation


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