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A kind of touching beauty : photographs of America

Author: Pedro Meyer; Jean-Paul Sartre; Chris Turner
Publisher: London ; New York : Seagull Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on the American cities, capturing their growth and transition through the 1980s and '90s. This title shows the same cities at different times, through different cultural lens. It lets you discover the soul of American cities, so distinct from the spirit of urban Europe.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Pedro Meyer; Pedro Meyer
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro Meyer; Jean-Paul Sartre; Chris Turner
ISBN: 9780857420077 0857420070
OCLC Number: 774909207
Notes: Original French texts: 2003. English translations by Chris Turner of "Cities of America" and "Individualism and Conformism in the United States" first published in The aftermath of war, 2008.
Description: 150 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Pedro Meyer ; text by Jean-Paul Sartre ; [English translation, Chris Turner].

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Focuses on the American cities, capturing their growth and transition through the 1980s and '90s. This title shows the same cities at different times, through different cultural lens. It lets you  Read more...

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"[Meyer's] works... heighten our awareness of the photographer as someone who is always trying to create an image, not merely record one; of the photographer as an author." (Austin Chronicle)"

 
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