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The Last Resort

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by Martin Parr

A new edition of a modern classic of photography. Martin Parr is Europe's premier contemporary photographer, and "The Last Resort" is the book that is considered to have launched his career. Taken at the height of the Thatcher years, it depicts the "great British seaside" in all its garish glory. Described by some as cruel and voyeuristic and by others as a stunning satire on the state of Britain, ...

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The Palaces of Memory

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by Freedman, Stuart
Freedman has visited more than thirty of the most significant and beautiful Coffee Houses throughout India. Away from the stereotypes of poverty and exotica they have allowed him to enter an ordinary India. Buried deep within the country s collective memory they have for decades acted simultaneously as political and artistic salons as well as simple eating places."
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The Grand Trunk Road

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by Smith, Tim
The Grand Trunk Road is the oldest, longest, and most famous highway in southern Asia. This book uses oral testimonies, photographs and texts to explore its history, and shows why it was so crucial to the process of migration to Britain and how the close links between Britain and places along it continue to this day. For millennia the Grand Trunk Road has been used by invaders to conquer the subcontinent. A...
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Story of Swimming

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by Susie Parr
A chronological story told by passionate swimmer, Susie Parr, reflecting on the history of swimming in Britain from early Roman accounts to the rise of popular watering holes exploring the social and political aspects of swimming over time. Beautifully illustrated with stunning images throughout, ‘The Story of Swimming’ is an intriguing story that makes a unique coffee table book or thoughtful gift for swi...
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Old Havana

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by Edinger, Claudio
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Missing Lives

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by Danziger Nick
In the Yugoslav wars tens of thousands of Europeans vanished. In a desperate need for news, their families prayed for a message, begged for the truth and fell for blackmail. In almost every case, the missing had been murdered. But without word, witness or body, the bereaved could not accept their loss. Their torment was drawn out as long as ten, even eighteen years - for many it continues still. Children wa...
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A Landscape Of Wales

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by Morris, James
James Morris challenges the tourist cliches and looks at the impact of human presence and the layers history in the landscape. He reflects upon issues of identity, exploitation and regeneration; it is a land of beauty and of hardship where - in this post industrial, post rural economy - Tesco and tourism are now the great employers. These are the contrasting realities of the Welsh landscape - that seen by t...
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Fortunate Steps

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by Camino-James/1
'Authentic and fresh - the streets remain the preserve of those who live there - and when photographing the people he is among them, not sneaking a snap from across the street" - Photography Magazine reviewing 'A Few Streets', John Comino-James's first book about Havana. In his second book of photographs made in Havana, John Comino-James has again set out to explore a part of the city not normally visited b...
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An Englishman In New York

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by Bell, Jason
In 2008 Jason Bell undertook a photo assignment for American Vogue in 'Tea & Sympathy', an English tea room in the heart of Manhattan. In conversation with the owner, Nicky Perry, he was astonished to discover that over 120,000 British men and women lived in New York City. As an Englishman, himself living in New York, Jason was inspired by this and decided to investigate further. His latest book An Engl...
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London Street Photography 1860-2010

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by MUSEUMOFLONDON
London Street Photography is published in association with The Museum of London to coincide with the major exhibition on show at the Museum until September 2011. Street photography thrives in London today. It documents the movement, diversity and seeming incoherence of the most multicultural city in the world. Its defining characteristic is the keen eye of the photographer catching the moment of a chance e...
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Burke and Norfolk - Photographs from the War in Afghanistan

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by John Burke
Simon Norfolk's book Afghanistan; chronotopia is now recognised as a classic of photography. It establised Norfolk's reputation as one of the leading photographers in the world and has been exhibited in more than 30 venues worldwide. For the first time since 2001, Simon Norfolk has returned to the country. This time he follows in the footsteps of the Irish photographer John Burke, a superb, yet virtually u...
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Fragments Of Darfur

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by MARKIGIANNIS, N
The war in Darfur, which has been controversially termed as 'genocide', is still ongoing, alongside a tardy peace negotiation process, which began back in 2010. Around 300,000 people are estimated to have died from the combined effects of war, hunger and disease. Darfur is inhabited by tribes of both African and Arab lineage. Both groups had co-existed for centuries, however, as a result of the increasing ...
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Bingo & Social Club

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by Hess, Michael
Around 1pm, every day of the week, nearly 600 bingo halls across the UK open their doors to thousands of loyal customers. But, although they can be found on almost every British high street, surprisingly few people ever see what goes on inside. In Bingo & Social Club, photographer Michael Hess opens up this world to a new audience. Behind the often-crumbling exteriors, he finds vibrant places full o...
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Hackney Photographs 1985-1987

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by Conolly, Berris
Located in east London just north of The City, Hackney has a long history stretching back to Tudor times. During the 1980s when Berris Conolly took these photographs it was an area in decline. This was a decade of turmoil in both national and local politics with issues of social justice never far from the headlines. Today the concerns increasingly revolve around the gentrification of areas of the borough an...
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I Was Here: Dark Tourism

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by Tezenas, Ambroise
The fascination we have as humans with our ability to do evil, witness the evidence of horror and stare fixedly at photographic, filmic or artefacts connected with death, is at the heart of the phenomenon known as 'Dark Tourism'. These images are about much more than tourism and the visiting of such sites, they challenge the nature of our behaviour, our history and our societies' relationship with evil and ...
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Ireland Aerial Views

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by KLAUS FRANCKE

Astounding aerial photographs revealing an immense and unsuspected wealth of color hidden behind Ireland's green facade. Yellow islands of gorse, the turquoise edges of the western coast, the algae borders of the winter lakes varying in color from green to orange, deserted islands overgrown with rust brown ferns and deserts of black peat bogs.

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Return of the Maya

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by Thomas Hoepker
After five hundred years of colonial suppression and a brutal civil war, the Maya in Guatemala finally have a chance to live in peace. Latin America's longest civil war ended on December 29, 1996, with a peace accord between the conservative government of President Arzu and the Marxist guerrilla group URNG. Now the Maya are searching the killing fields for their dead, rediscovering their own magnificent cul...
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Beyond The Imaginery Gates

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by Iain Brownlie Roy
There are now precious few places left on earth with which we do not feel familiar, if not from first hand experience then at least from the perspective of the armchair traveller - and fewer still where the camera has not yet prescribed our vision. An unrivalled collection of images of one of the last unsullied wildernesses in the world: the vast, uninhabited spaces of north-east Greenland. These beautiful,...
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I Love My India

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by Avinash Veeraraghavan
A visual journey through Indian cities from a rare non-western point of view, this account of street life, kitsch and popular culture moves through the spaces and signs of the city-both imaginative and physical, commenting on the complex and often surreal forms of human arrangements.
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Calcutta - Bombay; Eight Days by Taxi

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by Andreas Herzau
The taxi journey of a lifetime - eight days across India. Andreas Herzau's photographic travel book records an eight-day journey that he undertook by taxi from Calcutta to Mumbai (formerly Bombay). It provides impressive insights into the culture and life styles of central India and is a closeup view of the country's complex and stratified society. A fascinating document of reportage and narration. Andrea...
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