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Allah o Akbar : a journey through militant Islam

Author: Abbas.; Magnum Photos.
Publisher: London : Phaidon, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A photographic study of the Muslim world by Iranian photojournalist Abbas.

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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Documentary photography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Abbas.
Allah o Akbar.
London : Phaidon, 1994
(OCoLC)642408941
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Abbas.; Magnum Photos.
ISBN: 071483162X 9780714831626
OCLC Number: 31859415
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 319 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents: Iran : the warriors of Ali --
Egypt : 'I killed the Pharaoh' --
Algeria : Jihad! --
Afghanistan : death in Kabul --
Central Asia : dreams of Samarkand --
China : in the shadow of Mao --
Indonesia : the green islands of Islam --
Malaysia, Pattani, Brunei : apocalypse! --
India : besieged by Shiva --
Pakistan : Allah as alibi --
France, Great Britain, Andalusia, USA : exiles --
Morocco : the opium of the people --
Senegal, Mali : the loss of Timbuktu --
Sudan : the Koran and the sword --
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait : 'Yanke come home' --
Israel, Palestine : my enemy, my brother --
Sarajevo : tears. [chap.] 16. Israel, Palestine : my enemy, my brother.
Responsibility: Abbas, Magnum.

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"His book fulfils one of the classic roles of great photojournalism, in that it helps both to illuminate an issue and to understand its complexities."-British Journal of Photography

 
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