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Gilles Peress
Gilles Peress Telex Iran: 1997 Scalo, Hard Cover, New, Roth's Book of 101 Books
Germany: A brand new copy in publisher's shrinkwrap, the hardcover 1997 edition published by Scalo. Telex Iran is considered one of the masterworks of photojournalism. " In The Midst Of History-In-The Making". Roth's Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century. One of the most highly acclaimed works of photojournalism...a classic edition, published in 1997 by Scalo. In extremely rare new, unread condition (for age). Roth's Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century "IN THE MIDST OF HISTORY-IN-THE-MAKING" First published in 1984, this exceptionally designed book established Gilles Peress' reputation as a photojournalist. The reissue of Telex Iran in 1997 shows that these photos only gain impact with Iran's continuing role as a key player in the Middle East. Gilles Peress has intransigently documented the darkest chapters of modern history, from the Troubles in Northern Ireland to the mass graves in Bosnia and Rwanda. In 1979, he went to Iran to photograph the revolution at its height, during the hostage crisis at the US embassy in Tehran. He captured the chaos and the contrasts between the various political and religious circles of influence, the turmoil in the cities, but also everyday scenes of trivia, irony or violence. Magnum photographer Peress has frequently stood "the midst of history-in-the making, trying to decipher the signals of a revolutionary culture in upheaval. Telex Iran... chronicles the crisis in United States-Iran relations in late 1979 and early 1980 when militant Iranian students seized the American … [Click Below for Full Description]
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