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Waiting For Robert Capa

Author : Susana Fortes
ISBN : 9780062101600
Genre : Fiction
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An extraordinary novel of love, war, and art, based on the turbulent real-life romance of legendary photojournalists Gerda Taro and Robert Capa Artists, Jews, nonconformists, exiles. Gerta Pohorylle meets André Friedmann in Paris in 1935 and is drawn to his fierce dedication to justice, journalism, and the art of photography. Assuming new names, Gerda Taro and Robert Capa travel together to Spain, Europe’s most harrowing war zone, to document the rapidly intensifying turmoil of the Spanish Civil War. In the midst of the peril and chaos of brutal conflict, a romance for the ages is born, marked by passion and recklessness . . . until tragedy intervenes. Already published to international acclaim, Waiting for Robert Capa is an exhilarating tale of art and love—and a moving tribute to all those who risk their lives to document the world’s violent transformations.

British Journal Of Photography

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105213189025
Genre : Photography
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Exile And Gender Ii Politics Education And The Arts

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ISBN : 9789004343528
Genre : Social Science
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Robert Capa

Author : Richard Whelan
ISBN : 0803297602
Genre : Photography
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The legendary war photographer Robert Capa carried into his personal life the same remarkable vitality that characterizes his pictures. Driven from his native Hungary by political oppression, he was first recognized for photographing the Spanish Civil War. In 1938 he was in China recording the Japanese invasion. During World War II he was in London, North Africa, and Italy, and then in France covering D-Day on Omaha Beach, the liberation of Paris, and the Battle of the Bulge. When the new nation of Israel was founded in 1948 he was there. In 1954 he was in Vietnam, taking photographs until the moment he was killed. Away from battle, Capa gather about him such famous people as Ernest Hemingway and his wife (the war correspondent Martha Gellhorn), Gary Cooper, Irwin Shaw, and Gene Kelly. Whelan shows Capa photographing the street life of Paris, crisscrossing America on assignment from Life, in Russia with John Steinbeck, in Italy with John Huston, on the Riviera with Picasso, and with Ingrid Bergman.

Re Collecting The Past

Author : Melissa Stewart
ISBN : 9781443889308
Genre : History
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This collection explores the role of memoria histórica in its broadest sense, bringing together studies of narrative, theatre, visual expressions, film, television, and radio that provide a comprehensive overview of contemporary cultural production in Spain in this regard. Employing a wide range of critical approaches to works that examine, comment on, and recreate events and epochs from the civil war to the present, the essays gathered here bring together research and intercultural memory to investigate half a century of cultural production, ranging from “high culture” to more popular productions, such as television series and graphic novels. A testament to the conflation of multiple silencings – be they of the defeated, victims of trauma or women – this project is about hearing the voices of the unheard and recovering their muted past.

Great Moments In News Photography

Author : John Faber
ISBN : IND:30000067585061
Genre : Photojournalism
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The Making Of Great Photographs

Author : Eamon Mccabe
ISBN : UCSD:31822035737360
Genre : Photography
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Collects some of the most influential photographs ever published and describes the technical and historical background of each.

Sgi Quarterly

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ISBN : IND:30000107684841
Genre : Sōka Gakkai Buddhists
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Peace, culture, and education from a Buddhist perspective.


Author : Liz Heron
ISBN : UOM:39015036059577
Genre : Photography
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This anthology presents a comprehensive selection of women's writings on photography. It proposes a new and different history by demonstrating the ways in which women's perspectives have advanced photographic criticism over the last 150 years. Wide-ranging in its scope, the collection chronicles the role of women in photography as critics, historians and practitioners.

International Wildlife

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ISBN : CHI:24566821
Genre : Wildlife conservation
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Barcelona Noir

Author : Adriana V. López
ISBN : 9781617750458
Genre : Fiction
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Journey to Spain with “stories that tap into history, politics and culture to cast a cloak of horror and humor on the city’s distinctive neighborhoods” (The Miami Herald). For some, Barcelona is a European enchantress of nouveau architecture, fusion tapas, and fine cava. To others, it’s a Gothic labyrinth of tiny streets to lose oneself in; hashish-clouded after-hours bars to forget the time; dimly lit plazas with global bohemians squatting, prostitutes tempting. But come morning, its cold cobblestones and misty beachfronts have even darker stories to tell. This collection of crime fiction includes brand-new stories by Jordi Sierra i Fabra, Imma Monsó, Santiago Roncagliolo, Francisco González Ledesma, Valerie Miles, David Barba, Isabel Franc, Lolita Bosch, Eric Taylor-Aragón, Antonia Cortijos, Cristina Fallarás, Raúl Argemí, Teresa Solana, and Andreu Martín. “The 14 stories . . . hew closely to the bleak spirit of the noir genre, whether reaching back to the 1920s . . . or chronicling chaotic immigrant-infused present-day Barcelona.” —Publishers Weekly “Each [contributor] presents his or her own personal picture of the city, and as a whole, the anthology projects a many-hued sense of place. As portrayed here, Barcelona is a city that looks different from every angle.” —Booklist “With 50 titles in its noir series and counting, Akashic adds another fine anthology to the lineup. . . . Fans of Spanish literature and crime fiction will enjoy.” —Library Journal


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ISBN : UCLA:L0065029316
Genre : Antinuclear movement
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Ernie S War

Author : Ernie Pyle
ISBN : UOM:39015017701098
Genre : History
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For all readers, especially those whose only of World War II may be from textbooks or films, Ernie's War offers a revealing, poignant look at the actual experiences of the average foot soldier swept into the tumult of battle. 9 black-and-white photographs.

Photo Op

Author : David Hume Kennerly
ISBN : STANFORD:36105012425869
Genre : Photography
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The last thirty years of American history have produced a compelling range of images: Vietnam and the student protests, Robert Kennedy's assassination and Richard Nixon's election, the trauma of Watergate and the recovery under Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter, the fragile beginnings of peace in the Middle East and the crumbling of the Soviet Union. David Hume Kennerly's astonishing photographs of these and many other events that shaped our times are among the images forever imprinted in our memories. Kennerly was always there with his camera - on the battlefield, at ringside, or behind closed doors in the Oval Office. This eyewitness collection presents over 250 of his most dramatic photographs, many published here for the first time. Augmented by Kennerly's first-hand recollections of the historic events he witnessed, the photographs range from an early Supremes concert through Jonestown, with vivid coverage of Vietnam and other wars, the final days of the Nixon presidency, the inside workings of the Ford Administration, and groundbreaking events in international diplomacy.

The Mexican Suitcase The History

Author : Robert Capa
ISBN : UCSD:31822036633535
Genre : Photography, Journalistic
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"Lost since 1939, the Mexican suitcase contains nearly 4,500 negatives documenting the Spanish Civil War by Robert Capa, Chim (David Seymour), and Gerda Taro. These films had traveled from Paris via the south of France to Mexico City, where, almost seventy years later, they were rediscovered and now reside in the collection of the International Center of Photography"-- Slipcover.

John Steinbeck

Author : Luchen Li
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119843568
Genre : Novelists, American
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Discusses the life and writings of American novelist and short-story writer John Steinbeck. Includes information on stage and screen adaptations of his works, critical assessments of his writing, and the Steinbeck centennial.

The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN : UOM:39015079609197
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The New Republic

Author : Herbert David Croly
ISBN : UCSD:31822017725599
Genre : Political science
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Gary Cooper Off Camera

Author : Mary Cooper Janis
ISBN : UVA:X004351249
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A photographic memoir charts Gary Cooper's off-screen life from his boyhood in Montana, to his family life in Hollywood, to his relationships with Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, and Jimmy Stewart, among many others.


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ISBN : UCR:31210010223582
Genre : American periodicals
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