life our century in pictures

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Author : Richard B. Stolley
ISBN : 0821226339
Genre : History
File Size : 31. 34 MB
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More than five hundred images, selected from the photographic archives of "Life" and other collections, portray the people and events that transformed the modern era


Author : Tony Chiu
ISBN : 0821258656
Genre : Civilization, Modern
File Size : 40. 82 MB
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The American Dream

Author : Time-Life Books
ISBN : 0737002018
Genre : Popular culture
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Examines the politics, suburbia, automobiles, art and entertainment, cold war, television, and sports of the 1950s.

World War 2

Author : Richard B. Stolley
ISBN : 0821227718
Genre : History
File Size : 49. 65 MB
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From the "Life" team comes a gripping and comprehensive pictorial history of the greatest conflict of our times--a World War II book which serves as a rich history of memorable images and words. 600 bandw and color photos.

Pantone The Twentieth Century In Color

Author : Leatrice Eiseman
ISBN : 9780811877565
Genre : Art
File Size : 36. 23 MB
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Summer is the best season of all. Dive into this collection of poetic and mesmerizing images curated by photographer Joanne Dugan. Quotes from writers and luminaries intermingle with interpretive vignettes that instantly evoke the perfect summer moment. Enjoy the adventure and stillness of your favorite season all year round withSummertime.

Century Mini Edition

Author : Bruce Bernard
ISBN : 0714842796
Genre : Photography
File Size : 64. 3 MB
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Collects nearly one thousand photographs to present a comprehensive visual document of the twentieth century through the morning of September 11, 2001.

About To Die

Author : Barbie Zelizer
ISBN : 9780199780815
Genre : Photography
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Due to its ability to freeze a moment in time, the photo is a uniquely powerful device for ordering and understanding the world. But when an image depicts complex, ambiguous, or controversial events--terrorist attacks, wars, political assassinations--its ability to influence perception can prove deeply unsettling. Are we really seeing the world "as it is" or is the image a fabrication or projection? How do a photo's content and form shape a viewer's impressions? What do such images contribute to historical memory? About to Die focuses on one emotionally charged category of news photograph--depictions of individuals who are facing imminent death--as a prism for addressing such vital questions. Tracking events as wide-ranging as the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake, the Holocaust, the Vietnam War, and 9/11, Barbie Zelizer demonstrates that modes of journalistic depiction and the power of the image are immense cultural forces that are still far from understood. Through a survey of a century of photojournalism, including close analysis of over sixty photos, About to Die provides a framework and vocabulary for understanding the news imagery that so profoundly shapes our view of the world.

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