The following have either been of use to me as existing books in my collection, or have been specially acquired for this course. I will add to this as I progress. Essential reading from the course reading list is in bold text.
Barson, T. et al (2006). Making History: Art and Documentary in Britain from 1929 to Now. London: Tate.
Barthes, R. (1980) Camera Lucida. London: Vintage.
Bate, D. (2009) Photography: The Key Concepts. London: Bloomsbury.
Bright, S. & Williams, V. (2007). How We Are: Photographing Britain. London: Tate.
Bull, S. (2010) Photography. Abingdon: Routledge.
Clarke, G. (1997) The Photograph: A Visual and Cultural History. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Franklin, S. (2016) The Documentary Impulse. United Kingdom: Phaidon Press.
Durden, M. (2013). Fifty Key Writers on Photography. Abingdon: Routledge.
Dyer, G. (2012) The Ongoing Moment. London: Canongate.
La Grange, A. (2005) Basic Critical Theory for Photographers. Burlington: Focal Press.
Shore, S. (2010) The Nature of Photographs: A Primer. 2nd ed. New York: Phaidon Press.
Sontag, S. (1977) On Photography. London: Penguin.
Marien, M.W. (2014). Photography: A Cultural History (4th ed). London: Laurence King Publishing Ltd.
Wells, L. (ed), (2003). The Photography Reader. Abingdon: Routledge.
Wells, L. (2009) Photography: a Critical Introduction (4th ed). Abingdon: Routledge.
Baker, S. and Mavlian, S. (eds.) (2014) Conflict – Time – Photography. London: Tate.
Erwitt, E. (2001) Snaps. London: Phaidon.
Eskildsen, U. (ed) (2008) Street & Studio. London: Tate.
Frank, R. (2008) The Americans. Gottingen: Steidl.
Howarth, S. and McClaren, S. (eds.) (2010) Street Photography Now. London: Thames & Hudson.
Lubben, K. (ed) (2011) Magnum Contact Sheets. London: Thames & Hudson.
Steichen, E. (ed) (2015) The Family of Man (60th Anniversary Edition). New York: MOMA.
Szarkowski, J. (2007). The Photographer’s Eye. New York: MOMA.