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The 100 photographs that changed the world

by Federica Guarnieri | 20 October 2016
Category: Art & Design
Synopsis
Photographs have become an integral part of how we view events in the 21st century. In celebration of the importance photography has in capturing significant historical moments White Star have collected 100 of the most famous photographs in contemporary history in this beautiful volume. These photographs remain, to this day, significant reminders of iconic moments throughout history and, in this book, they include everything from the first flight of the Wright Brothers to the moment Tutankhamun's tomb was opened. Photography serves, not only as an important chronicle of major historical episodes, but also as a means by which to change public opinion on events happening around this world. This book contains some of the most profoundly moving images of key figures and memorable moments from throughout the twentieth century. These include: The atomic mushroom in Nagasaki, The Vietnamese girl burned by Napalm, The First Man on the Moon, The Man in front of the tanks in Tiananmen Square as well as many others. Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed text, placing it in its historical context and explaining the motivation behind the photographer's decision to take the picture. This expertly collated book is truly unmissable for anyone interested in photography, history or world events.
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Synopsis
Photographs have become an integral part of how we view events in the 21st century. In celebration of the importance photography has in capturing significant historical moments White Star have collected 100 of the most famous photographs in contemporary history in this beautiful volume. These photographs remain, to this day, significant reminders of iconic moments throughout history and, in this book, they include everything from the first flight of the Wright Brothers to the moment Tutankhamun's tomb was opened. Photography serves, not only as an important chronicle of major historical episodes, but also as a means by which to change public opinion on events happening around this world. This book contains some of the most profoundly moving images of key figures and memorable moments from throughout the twentieth century. These include: The atomic mushroom in Nagasaki, The Vietnamese girl burned by Napalm, The First Man on the Moon, The Man in front of the tanks in Tiananmen Square as well as many others. Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed text, placing it in its historical context and explaining the motivation behind the photographer's decision to take the picture. This expertly collated book is truly unmissable for anyone interested in photography, history or world events.
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Product Details

ISBN - 9788854410800
Format -
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Published - 20/10/2016
Categories - All, Books, Art and Photography, Art, Art & Design
No. of Pages - 222
Weight - 3.26
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Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 29
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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