Our World Now 6

Our World Now 6

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WW Norton
This edition of Our World Now captures the key events from 2012 in more than 300 powerful photographs. Organized into four sections representing the four quarters of the year, the images cover the full range of global reporting: politics, commerce, conflict, the environment, natural disasters, faith and festivities, entertainment, celebrity, and lifestyle. The photos offer a fresh take on the year’s most memorable events as well as plenty of less-familiar stories.This completely new collection of images features special in-depth photo essays from around the world, many of them created by local photographers with unique access and insight. The book provides an indispensable visual record of our times.
"A stunning summary of the past year that captures the full range of life."—The Independent

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This annual "year in the life of our world" presents a compact collection of some 300 images and photo essays, organized by quarter of 2012, on memorable events and well-known and other people. Political personalities, protests, and disasters (natural and man-made) are featured, as well as color photographs and back stories on such topics as fashion, festivals worldwide, teen prostitutes in Bangladesh, Syrian refugees, and homeless people in the US. Many of the images were created by local photographers. Annotation ©2013 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: London :, Thames & Hudson,, 2013
Description: 304 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
ISBN: 9780500290705
Branch Call Number: 909.8312 Our
Additional Contributors: Reuters Limited


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