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Richardson, Nan

Works: 54 works in 147 publications in 2 languages and 4,881 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Interviews  Pictorial works  Portraits  History  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Miscellanea  Illustrated works  Exhibition, pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Publications about Nan Richardson
Publications by Nan Richardson
Most widely held works by Nan Richardson
Speak truth to power : human rights defenders who are changing our world by Kerry Kennedy( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 757 libraries worldwide
Contains primary source material
Gorilla : struggle for survival in the Virungas by Michael Nichols( Book )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 460 libraries worldwide
Story in Nichols' remarkable photographs of the last few hundred members of a nearly extinct species, the mountain gorillas of the Virunga volcanoes, which border Rwanda, Uganda, and Zaire___
Louise Dahl-Wolfe by Louise Dahl-Wolfe( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
This lavish book is the first-ever retrospective on Louise Dahl-Wolfe (1895-1989), one of the great fashion photographers of her era. In addition to fashion images, the 140 photos collected here include a sampling of Dahl-Wolfe's portrait work--unforgettable images of Josephine Baker, Edward Hopper, Eudora Welty, and Jean Cocteau, among other luminaries. 140 illustrations. 100 in full color
The face of the century : 100 years of makeup and style by Kate De Castelbajac( Book )
13 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Decade by decade, The Face of the Century offers a lively and thoughtful discussion in text and pictures of the impact of beauty on society. It analyzes changing social attitudes toward makeup, seen through the varied windows of Hollywood, fashion photography, art, music, theater, science, and advances in the cosmetics industry itself. The illustrations include high-style portraiture by photographers Beaton, Horst, Newton, and Testino, immortalizing such beauty icons as Mary Pickford, Catherine Deneuve, Josephine Baker, Twiggy, Elizabeth Taylor, and Nadja Auermann. Also included is and eclectic survey of advertisements for beauty products and accessories, from international magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Queen, Art, gout, beaute, and Harper's Bazaar
Feathery facts by Ivan Chermayeff( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
Presents informative facts about a wide variety of birds
Fishy facts by Ivan Chermayeff( Book )
9 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Colorful and fun drawings of fish accompany interesting facts about fish
Scaly facts by Ivan Chermayeff( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Brief facts about a variety of reptiles
Wild babies by Nan Richardson( Book )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 236 libraries worldwide
This photo-essay describes parenting among wild mammals, birds, amphibians, and insects, showing both the beauty and ferocity of nature
Conversations with contemporary photographers by Nan Richardson( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Conversations is a landmark series in photography, featuring extensive, in-depth interviews on aesthetics, craft, and culture with living masters and major international critics from Australia, France, Italy, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, the United States, the United Kingdom, and other countries, including new interviews commissioned especially for this collection. The book traces the heritage of the medium in a fascinating dozen informal discourses and topics ranging from the personal to the political, covering intimate detail and theoretical background alike. Complete with biographies, bibliographies, and self-portraits of each featured artist, it is both a vital record of the best in contemporary photography and an engaging read
I dreamed I had a girl in my pocket : the story of an Indian village by Wendy Ewald( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Witness to a culture's first encounter with a camera
Pandemic : facing AIDS by Kofi A Annan( Book )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
"Pandemic: Facing AIDS presents images of the forty-two million women, children, and men around the world who live with the disease that defines this century. It presents the scope of the pandemic, the different cultural and national responses to it, and it puts a human face on the disease of a severity not seen since the Bubonic Plague in the fourteenth century. An overview of the global strategy to address the problem that has killed twenty-five million people worldwide, it includes images of AIDS that have themselves been part of the defining face of the disease. In 2002 alone, over five million people were newly infected, and at the dawn of a new millennium, AIDS threatens political and economic stability globally, hindering development and causing terrible human suffering. But there have been victories, and more are possible. Countries like Uganda have encouraged education and outreach which have markedly dropped the rate of infection and improved life for those already infected. Thailand has sponsored information and care for women and children that has helped stem the tide. Brazil has advocated strongly for affordable pharmaceutical and health treatment for its citizens. With education and resources, the world's AIDS crisis is solvable - if the will to do so is there."--BOOK JACKET
Furry facts by Ivan Chermayeff( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Contains interesting facts about various mammals, including shrews, hedgehogs, two-toed sloth, cheetah, and lemurs
The pearl by Nan Richardson( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Tells the love story of Nicolas Cheremeteff, a wealthy courtier and Praskovia, a serf girl in eighteenth-century Russia
Laogai : the machinery of repression in China ( Book )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and Chinese and held by 115 libraries worldwide
"An eloquent and vivid summary in shocking, never-before-seen photographs smuggled out of the People's Republic of China, LAOGAI exposes the human rights record of the world's most authoritarian state-a nation whose own remarkable transformation has not extended to the basic demands of its people for freedom." "From the coal mines of Sichuan to the giant plantation farms of Zhejiang, the vast spiderweb of the Chinese prison system has its tentacles into every corner of the country, with over three million slave laborers working to make the economic miracle happen. With essays from leading Chinese scholar Andrew J. Nathan and leading dissident Harry Wu, this book discusses the wide range of challenges China faces: from freedom of expression to religious choice, from police brutality to state execution, as well as controversial issues like torture, organ trafficking, forced sterilization, and more." "This carefully researched book includes a comprehensive timeline, recent Chinese history of human rights, reading list, and resource information including lists of banned books, websites, controversial art, and more. It pretexts tales of eye-opening horror, heartbreak, and heroism, as dozens of former prisoners of the Laogai share their individual stories and reveal the pain and dirt that underlies China's shiny modern surface. Moving and disturbing, LAOGAI gives lie to the notion that China is headed to democratization, and urges that on the occasion of the People's Republic's 60th anniversary, we take an honest look at human rights in China, with the chilling knowledge of how the apparatus of control and oppression in this last great communist power remains unchanged."--BOOK JACKET
Photostroika, new Soviet photography ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Persecution by proxy : the civil patrols in Guatemala by Alice Jay( Book )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
"This report follows a mission to Guatemala by the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Center for Human Rights ("RFK Center") from June 12-16, 1992"--Preface
Drag diaries by Jonathan David( Book )
5 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
'Drag Diaries' pulls back the curtain on a campy, vivacious, underground society of high heels and attitude, complete with extravagant cross dressing, glittering exposure and fabulous costumes. Offering the inside scoop on drag history and culture, this book includes a chronology of drag-related films, an annual drag calendar, a drag-inspired reading list, an essential drag shopping guide, and interviews with famous drag entertainers, from Joey Arias to Lypsynka
Subterranea by Sally Gall( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
"Here, in a series of images of the underworld taken over a four-year period in Mexcio, Belize, Southeast Asia, the U.S., and Europe, Sally Gall explores a spiritual realm enhanced by the history of early human passage, myth and spiritual transcendence." "In Subterranea, the objective universe is gone, and only the subjective remains. Eternal time is frozen in a fantastic and other worldly architecture: crumbling walls, stalactities and stalagmites coated with icy limestone and calcite formations gloaming in the darkness, bleached white as chalk. With each image, Sally Gall draws us deeper into a world forgotten. Somber and mortuary thought seems natural and right in these great spaces - thoughts of Aeneas and Charon the boatman at the mouth of Hades and the shades waiting to be rowed across to the eternal beyond - a recognition that we all come at last to darkness and silence."--BOOK JACKET
City of secrets : photographs of Naples by Jed Fielding( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
Flesh and spirit by Claudio Edinger( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
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