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Reminiscences of the Civil War: With Photographs of the American Civil War By J. Mitchell & Cora Mitchel
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My father, Thomas Leeds Mitchel, of Groton, Connecticut, was a cotton merchant in Apalachicola, Florida, a small but important city at the mouth of the Chattahoochie River. As there were few... More > railroads, all the cotton raised in the interior was shipped down the river to be compressed and taken down the bay, where steamers and sailing vessels were waiting to carry it to England or the Northern States. Father was one of the earliest settlers, and held important positions of trust in city and church. His wife, Sophia Brownell, of Providence, Rhode Island, a woman of strong character, was well fitted to stand by his side and help him establish a home in an almost new country. The society of Apalachicola was unusually good. A number of Northern families who had been drawn there as my father had, and families from Virginia and other Southern States, brought together elements of culture and refinement unusual in so small and primitive a town.< Less
The Photograph Album By Jeremy White
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Liz has had a happy childhood, yet there are unspoken questions surrounding her upbringing. Why does her Mum never talk about her older, dead sister? Her Dad seems calm, yet he frets over the death... More > of his brother in the war. Can Liz solve these mysteries and find happiness in her own life? She engages in a search, but find answers to more than she anticipated. Also by this author, (for young adults/teens.) The Bank House Book Two children explore the underground tunnels beneath a local historic house. They find something that changes the lives of their parents and themselves for the rest of their lives. (ISBN: 978 -1- 291 - 44496 - 4) Keep My Sabbath Can Jim and Lucy escape the overpowering influence of Jim’s mother and find an independent life for themselves? Lucy’s forbears provide a surprising answer to their problems. (ISBN: 978 - 1 - 291 - 39789 - 5).< Less
In the Footsteps of Roger Fenton, Crimean War Photographer By Dr David R Jones
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Roger Fenton is regarded as the most artistically accomplished of the early war photographers through his work in the Crimea from 8th March to 22nd June 1855 when he took many iconic photographs,... More > some of which are recognized today as masterpieces. Many were portraits of military personnel, but he also produced landscapes, which show the terrain at Balaklava, Inkerman, Sevastopol and the camps on the Chersonese Plateau. He also wrote letters back home, which compliment his photographs and allowed an insight into his feelings and day-to-day activities. Many of the locations around Sevastopol where Fenton took his landscape images were visited in August and September in 2011 and 2012, and the views again photographed to show the same scenes today. The results are interesting and document the changes that have occurred since the conflict. The publication is a tribute to a true pioneer.< Less
In the Footsteps of Vladislav Klembovsky - Photographer of Crimean War Battlefields By Dr David R Jones
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In the early 1900s, Vladislav Klembovsky, then a colonel in the Russian army, took a series of photographs of the Crimean battlefields plus other locations, monuments and graves around Sevastopol. In... More > 1904, an album was published by the Museum of the Defence of Sevastopol containing one hundred and nineteen of these images. This work, which came together with maps showing where and in which direction the pictures were taken, was a remarkable achievement for its time and still stands as a valuable record of the landscape of the fields of conflict of the war of 1854-56 before significant changes occurred. This publication is a tribute to Klembovsky’s album in that it compares the subjects of eighty-one of his images with the same scenes taken in the summers of 2011 and 2012. Information is also given on the career of Klembovsky and the historical importance of the sites he chose to photograph. This book is intended as an aid and guide to those who may walk the Crimean battlefields in the future< Less
War Through a Lens: A Combat Team Photographer Looks at World War II By Clifford Bell
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Clifford Bell's experiences as a still photographer with the U.S. Army's 163rd Signal Corps during World War II took him from North Africa to Naples to the famous landing at Anzio. He rode into Rome... More > with the first group of American soldiers, and into Dachau the day after its liberation. From slogging through snow and mud with the infantry to recording the destruction of Munich during the last days of the war, Bell shares the terrors and tragedies, the tedium and absurdities of war, as well as the camaraderie of men from all backgrounds, thrown together in intense, life-and-death situations.< Less
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Hunger - The Photographs of Jeremy Hogan By Jeremy Hogan
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Photographs and words by photographer Jeremy Hogan. Hunger is a Journey to find the real in a post-modern world. Photographer Jeremy Hogan, the son of a Vietnam Veteran, began making photographs at... More > the age of 14. His introduction to photography was the beginning of a journey which would take him around the world. Years later, he edited the photos from his many journeys and culled words from journals to create this book which explores one of the central themes in the history of photography - do images tell the truth and what truths do they tell? Are documentary photographs objective records of fact or are they something more? Hunger starts with the reality of the Vietnam War's consequences on the photographer's father, the son of Arkansas sharecroppers, and takes off from there to explore themes as disparate as punks, Tibetans, war protests, Mongolia, Belarus, Nicaragua, suburbia and Generation X.< Less
Hunger - The Photographs of Jeremy Hogan By Jeremy Hogan
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Photographs and words by photographer Jeremy Hogan. Hunger is a Journey to find the real in a post-modern world. Photographer Jeremy Hogan, the son of a Vietnam Veteran, began making photographs at... More > the age of 14. His introduction to photography was the beginning of a journey which would take him around the world. Years later, he edited the photos from his many journeys and culled words from journals to create this book which explores one of the central themes in the history of photography - do images tell the truth and what truths do they tell? Are documentary photographs objective records of fact or are they something more? Hunger starts with the reality of the Vietnam War's consequences on the photographer's father, the son of Arkansas sharecroppers, and takes off from there to explore themes as disparate as punks, Tibetans, war protests, Mongolia, Belarus, Nicaragua, suburbia and Generation X.< Less
Clifford Martin: Navy Photographer By Olivia Lahs-Gonzales et al.
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Born in 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri, Clifford "Marty" Martin served in the Pacific Theatre and worked as a combat photographer for the United States Navy, where he also served as Admiral... More > Nimitz's personal photographer. Martin completed two tours of duty in the Navy and the photographs he made there reveal a Navy sailor's war story, capturing daily wartime life as well as combat. Martin photographed land and sea combat, carrier crash landings, Kamikaze attacks, funerals and burials at sea, VIP inspections, military award ceremonies, USO tours, celebrity and presidential visits, and the Japanese surrender aboard the Battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay in 1945.< Less
Vietnam Through Photographs By Anne Reynolds
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This book exhibits hundreds of images from a trip to Vietnam, including stops in Hanoi, Sapa, Halong Bay, Ninh Binh in the north, Danang, Hue and Hanoi in Central Vietnam and Ho Chi Minh City in the... More > south. Complete hillsides of terraced rice paddies, sprawling ruined temple complexes, spectacular karst scenery, remnants showing the devastation of war, and the hustle and bustle of cites are all shown herein. From the hills of Sapa, to the Old Quarter's of Hanoi and Hoi An, to the Vietnamese War's Cu Chi tunnels in the south, everything from architecture, scenery, and tourist attractions to food, people and shopping is displayed through hundreds of gorgeous photographs, captured on a basic point-and-shoot digital camera, just as you'd see them if you were walking around yourself - absolutely no editing, filters, special lenses have been applied. All photographs may be reproduced for any of the reader's purposes, provided appropriate source referencing.< Less

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