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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 28.95
With her perfect memory (and plenty of zip), ninety-five-year-old Ruth Gruber?adventurer, international correspondent, photographer, maker of (and witness to) history, responsible for rescuing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees during World War II and after?tells her story in her own words and photographs. In Witness , Gruber writes about what... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 19.88
This book is a biography of Magnum, told largely in the words of its photographers. It offers a unique perspective on half a century of world history from an extraordinary group of men and women who were front line witnesses at virtually every major event in the last fifty years. Wars, famines, natural disasters, social, political and environmental... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 18.00
In The Cruel Radiance , Susie Linfield challenges the idea that photographs of political violence exploit their subjects and pander to the voyeuristic tendencies of their viewers. Instead she argues passionately that looking at such images—and learning to see the people in them—is an ethically and politically necessary act that connects... more...
- Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 35.95
A pristine environment of ecological richness and biodiversity. Home to generations of indigenous people for thousands of years. The location of vast quantities of oil, natural gas and coal. Largely uninhabited and long at the margins of global affairs, in the last decade Arctic Alaska has quickly become the most contested land in recent US history. ... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; Not Available
Truthfully and gracefully depicting the clannish, unconventional world of leather fringes and sacred steel, The Biker Code is a perfect gift book for the merely curious, and illuminated scripture for the true disciple. Perhaps no American subculture is as consistently fascinating and serially misunderstood as the biker movement. Both feared and... more...
- Auckland University Press 2013; US$ 29.15
By the time the First World War broke out in 1914, photography had become affordable and popular. Many of the 100,000 New Zealanders who went overseas to fight carried cameras with them, determined to capture their part in the ‘great adventure?. And soldiers were not the only ones to take photographs: cameras were also used by officials, journalists... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
What if the protagonist in that age-old tale?boy goes to war, comes back a man?were a female? Shutterbabe, Deborah Copaken Kogan's remarkable debut, is just that: the story of a twenty-two-year-old girl from Potomac, Maryland, who goes off to photograph wars and comes back, four years and one too many adventures later, a woman. In 1988, fresh out... more...