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Tales from a Globalizing World

ISBN: 0500284326; 9780500284322;
Издательство: Thames & Hudson
Страниц: 256

Book DescriptionA new world is emerging from the accelerating phenomenon that we call globalization. It's a world in which people, merchandise, finance, technology, knowledge, and illicit goods circulate freely, and the interdependence of cultures, economies, and individuals has increased beyond all imagining. While globalization connects people and places that are geographically remote, it also fragments local connections and ties. To reveal the constructive as well as the destructive power of globalization, ten very different and distinguished photographers have been commissioned to produce photo-stories from different continents. Akinbode Akinbiyi looks at religion in Brazil and Nigeria, and their mutual influence. Thomas Kern traveled from Detroit to the Mexican border, examining the idea of American identity post-9/11. Ziyo Gafic gives an insider's evocation of the aftermath of war in a Bosnian community. Some of Philip Jones Griffiths's famous photographs from Vietnam...