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The 100 Photographs That Changed The World

Author : Roberto Mottadelli
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Great moments in history captured in 100 photographs! From the opening of King Tut s tomb to the Wright Brothers first flight, from the mushroom cloud made by the atomic bomb in Nagasaki to the first moon landing, these 100 pictures record some of history s most iconic moments. They remind us that photography not only chronicles major events around the world, but also serves as a means of raising awareness and changing public opinion. This expertly collated book, which includes detailed commentary on each image, is truly unmissable."

Time 100 Photographs

Author : Time Magazine Editors
ISBN : 9781618935076
Genre : History
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Since its inception, TIME magazine has been synonymous not just with outstanding journalism, but also with outstanding photography. Now, to mark the 175th anniversary of photography and the birth of photojournalism, the Editors of TIME magazine are publishing this companion book to the groundbreaking digital celebration of photography that will be mounting online, displaying the most influential photographs of all time. While they may not be the most famous or well-known photographs, each one is unique for the way in which it changed, influenced, or commemorated a particular world event. From the first sports photograph to ever win the Pulitzer Prize - that of Babe Ruth at Yankee Stadium to the photograph of Student Neda Agha-Soltan's death during Iran's 2009 election protests, each of the photographs in 100 Photographs: The Most Influential Images of All Time is significant in how it forever changed how we live, learn, communicate, and in many cases, view the world.

Photos That Changed The World

Author : Peter Stepan
ISBN : 3791323954
Genre : History
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A compilation of memorable photographs captures the execution of a Viet Cong officer, a woman mourning over one of Kent State's massacre victims, and Martin Luther King delivering his "I have a dream" speech.

Life 100 Photographs That Changed The World

Author : Editors of Life
ISBN : 1603201769
Genre : Photography
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Can a still image change the way people feel and act concerning the world they live in? It surely can, often has, and still does today. The power of pictures is celebrated in this portfolio of the most forceful still images of all time. Robert Capa's dispatches from the beach at Normandy and Joe Rosenthal's photographic report of Iwo Jima stirred a nation as in quite an opposite way did Eddie Adams' and Larry Burrows' searing imagery from Vietnam. LIFE thinks outside the box in this book: Did Marilyn Monroe's pinup change the world? Did Harry Benson's photography of the Beatles deplaning in New York in 1964 alter our cultural focus? The pictures in this book are sometimes beautiful, often striking, and undeniably powerful. On occasion, our arguments are provocative, even controversial. How does LIFE view 9/11? Abu Ghraib? The murders long ago in Mississippi so recently brought to justice? LIFE views these things, not in a political sense, but in the way pictures spoke the story. A fascinating volume, brought up to date.

100 Days In Photographs

Author : Nicholas Yapp
ISBN : 9781426201974
Genre : History
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More than three hundred photographs from the archives of Getty Images and National Geographic capture one hundred days that represent pivotal moments of the past 150 years, including Lincoln's assassination, the 1929 Wall Street crash, Kristallnacht, Chernobyl, September 11, and other events and personalities who shaped the world. 125,000 first printing.

National Geographic 125 Years

Author : Mark Collins Jenkins
ISBN : 9781426209574
Genre : History
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Depicts the last 125 years of history through the unforgettable images that appeared in National Geographic, from the organization's beginning as a scientific club to it's growth into other disciplines inlcuding space exploration, climatology and archaeology.

Time History S Greatest Images

Author : Kelly Knauer
ISBN : 1603201971
Genre : Photography
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Here is a book that indelibly captures the human pageant through the remarkable art of photojournalism. After all, we live in a visual age, when history is both made and experienced through photographs, from the flag raising at Iwo Jima to the thrill of the first footstep on the moon. Now TIME has gathered the most significant and influential photos in history in a magnificent volume that celebrates the art and craft of photojournalism: Great Images. Here are scientific breakthroughs, political upheavals and social revolutions, from the first photographs of an embryo in a human womb to the indelible images of America's Civil Rights movement. Here are sailors kissing nurses, a single man defying a Chinese tank, firefighters raising the American flag over the ruins of the World Trade Center. Based on a highly successful 2000 book, this new edition has been completely updated to add the most significant pictures of the last decade, from hanging chads ands the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to Hurricane Katrina and the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

Life 100 People Who Changed The World

Author : Editors of LIFE
ISBN : 9781618934710
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Here is a book that will surely spark a lively debate. Who are the hundred most influential religious and political leaders, artists, scientists, and adventurers of all time? How is it even possible to construct such a list? Now, the editors of LIFE comb history, compare notes and dive in. Find out who makes the cut: King Tut or Cleopatra? Thomas Jefferson or George Washington; The Rolling Stones or The Beatles; Steve Jobs or Bill Gates. This is a look at history told through its most charismatic and fascinating characters. It is also full of fun facts, tidbits, arguments and rarely seen pictures, and will appeal to curious minds, young and old alike.

Five Equations That Changed The World

Author : Michael Guillen
ISBN : 9781401304911
Genre : Mathematics
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A Publishers Weekly best book of 1995! Dr. Michael Guillen, known to millions as the science editor of ABC's Good Morning America, tells the fascinating stories behind five mathematical equations. As a regular contributor to daytime's most popular morning news show and an instructor at Harvard University, Dr. Michael Guillen has earned the respect of millions as a clear and entertaining guide to the exhilarating world of science and mathematics. Now Dr. Guillen unravels the equations that have led to the inventions and events that characterize the modern world, one of which -- Albert Einstein's famous energy equation, E=mc2 -- enabled the creation of the nuclear bomb. Also revealed are the mathematical foundations for the moon landing, airplane travel, the electric generator -- and even life itself. Praised by Publishers Weekly as "a wholly accessible, beautifully written exploration of the potent mathematical imagination," and named a Best Nonfiction Book of 1995, the stories behind The Five Equations That Changed the World, as told by Dr. Guillen, are not only chronicles of science, but also gripping dramas of jealousy, fame, war, and discovery.

Life The Classic Collection

Author : The Editors of LIFE
ISBN : 1603200304
Genre : Photography
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Life has, of course, visited its archives before — but never like this. This edition puts the photographs on display, not only as part of the page layout but as the page itself. The explanatory text will be out of the way, so that each image can be savored. Moreover, prints will be included that are not just suitable for framing, but meant for framing. And not only will there be photographic prints; there will also be 75 other famous pictures that appeared in Life's pages, the story behind each of them and the narrative history of what Life's photography has long meant to the country and, indeed, to the world.This is a unique, ground-breaking book. It is the ultimate treatment of our photography to date in book form. As such it is ultra-commemorative and collectible. 'The Classic Collection', presented in this classic way, will be a definitive Life Book-and a category leader.

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