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What Matters: The World's Preeminent Photojournalists and Thinkers Depict Essential Issues of Our Time

Art / Photobook

Edited By: David Elliot Cohen

336 pages, full colour throughout, includes photographs


Hardback | Nov 2008 | #177203 | ISBN-13: 9781402758348
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Photography has the ability to reveal truths, expose lies, advance public discourse and inspire people to demand change. Socially conscious pioneers with cameras have transformed the world - and that legacy lives on in this thought-provoking book. "What Matters" asks: What are the essential issues of our time? What are the pictures that will spark public outrage and spur reform? The answer appears in 18 powerful stories by the foremost photojournalists of our age, edited by "New York Times" best-selling author David Elliot Cohen and featuring trenchant commentary from well-recognised experts and thinkers.The combination of compelling photographs and insightful writing will make this a highly relevant, widely discussed book, bound to appeal to anyone concerned about the crucial issues afflicting our world - from global warming to third world child labour. The volume also includes extensive "What You Can Do" sections with a menu of web links and effective actions readers can take now.

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Editor David Eliot Cohen, is a New York Times Bestselling author whose previous works include: A Day in the Life and the America 24/7 series

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