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Read online Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism Robert Capa and Gerda Taro were young Jewish refugees idealistic and in love As photographers they set off to capture their generation s most important struggle the fight against Fascism Among the first to depict modern warfare Capa and Taro took powerful photographs of the Spanish Civil War that went straight from the devastation to news magazines In so doing they helped give birth to the idea of bearing witness through technology to bring home tragedies from across the world .

Packed with dramatic photos posters and maps this compelling book captures the fascinating story of how photojournalism began by Marc Aronson, Marina Budhos

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Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism
Title:Eyes of the World: Robert Capa, Gerda Taro, and the Invention of Modern Photojournalism
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Number of Pages:304
Category:non-fiction, biography, photography, war
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From the fossil hunter who discovered the i Homo naledi i fossils in September this book is an amazing account of Lee Berger s hunt with the help of his curious year old son for a previously unknown species of ape like creatures that may have been direct ancestors of modern humans The discovery of two remarkably well preserved two million year old fossils of an adult female and young male known as i Australopiitecus sediba i has been hailed as one of the most important archaeological discoveries in history The fossils reveal what may be one of humankind s oldest ancestors br br Berger believes the skeletons they found on the Malapa site in South Africa could be the Rosetta stone that unlocks our understanding of the genus Homo and may just redesign the human family tree br br Berger an Eagle Scout and National Geographic Grantee is the Reader in Human Evolution and the Public Understanding of Science in the Institute for Human Evolution at the University of Witwatersrand Johannesburg South Africa br br The focus of the book will be on the way in which we can apply new thinking to familiar material and come up with a breakthrough Marc Aronson is particularly interested in framing these issues for young people and has had enormous success with this approach in his previous books i Ain t Nothing But a Man i and i If Stones Could Speak i br br Berger s discovery in one of the most excavated and studied areas on Earth revealed a treasure trove of human fossils and an entirely new human species where people thought no more field work might ever be necessary Technology and revelation combined plus a good does of luck to broaden by ten times the number of early human fossils known rejuvenating this field of study and posing countless more questions to be answered in years and decades to come, What are the secrets of the ancient stone circle Were the carefully placed stones a burial site an ancient calendar a place of Druid worship or even a site of sacrifice World renowned archaeologist Mike Parker Pearson has spent the last seven years on a quest to answer these and many other questions In i If Stones Could Speak i award winning author Marc Aronson joins the research crew and records their efforts to crack Stonehenge s secrets National Geographic helped sponsor the Riverside archeological team s mission and now young readers can journey behind the scenes to experience this groundbreaking story first hand through the eyes of the experts br br Mike and his team have revolutionized our understanding of Stonehenge by exploring the surrounding landscape for clues about the stones an idea first suggested by a visitor from Madagascar The results have been breathtaking The team recently unearthed the largest Neolithic village ever found in England Marc Aronson had total access to the site the team and their work over two seasons of digging and brings the inspirational story of the discoveries taking place at this World Historical Site to young readers The informative and drama driven text includes tales of dead bodies cremations feasting and ancient rituals as well as insights into the science of uncovering the ancien t past br br The expert text stunning photography and explanatory maps and illustrations will all help young readers see this ancient monument in totally new ways and inspire future generations of archaeological explorers, br In early August the unthinkable happened when a mine collapsed in Copiap Chile and miners were trapped feet below the surface For sixty nine days they lived on meager resources and increasingly poor air quality When they were finally rescued the world watched with rapt attention and rejoiced in the amazing spirit and determination of the miners What could have been a terrible tragedy became an amazing story of survival p Now with exclusive interviews with rescuers and expert commentary Marc Aronson brings us the backstory behind this incredible event By tracing the psychological physical and environmental factors surrounding the rescue i Trapped i highlights the amazing technology and helping hands that made it all possible From the Argentinean soccer players who hoped to raise morale to NA SA volunteering their expertise to come up with a plan there was no shortage of enterprising spirit when it came to saving lives br p, Nicholas Kevin Age Died at York Hospital July Kev s the first kid their age to die And now even though he s dead he s not really gone Even now his choices are touching the people he left behind Rita Williams Garcia follows one aimless teen as he finds a new life in his new job at the mortuary Ellen Hopkins reveals what two altar boys and one altar girl might get up to at the cemetery at night Will Weaver turns a lens on Kevin s sister as she collects his surprising effects and makes good use of them Here in nine stories we meet people who didn t know Kevin friends from his childhood his ex girlfriend his best friend all dealing with the fallout of his death Being a teenager is a time for all kinds of firsts first jobs first loves first good byes firsts that break your heart and awaken your soul It s an initiation of sorts and it can be brutal But on the other side of it is the rest of your life br br With stories by br Chris Barton br Nora Raleigh Baskin br Marina Budhos br Ellen Hopkins br A S King br Torrey Maldonado br Charles R Smith Jr br Will Weaver br Rita Williams Garcia