As Seen by "Magnum" Photographers
Normal Price: $149.61
Your Price: $134.64 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $14.96! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $6.73 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Korea by Magnum
Book DescriptionSouth Korea, with its craggy hillsides, gnarled trees, and ancient temples, is steeped in tradition yet, at the same time, is thoroughly modern-the tenth-ranking industrial power in the world. Its capital city, Seoul, is one of the most populous cities in the world and home to such cutting-edge buildings as the Samsung Tower Palace.The beautiful landscape and day-to-day details of life in South Korea are depicted here in images taken by the photographers of Magnum-the famed cooperative whose members are among the greatest photographers of our time. Here we see a rich culture that both respects a dynamic cultural history and celebrates the latest trends in fashion, technology, and architecture. These extraordinary photographs are set in their historical context by an insightful text by historian Bruce Cumings.
Buy Korea book by Magnum from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780393067743
(300mm x 315mm x 30mm)
Imprint: WW Norton & Co
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Publish Date: 8-Aug-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Magnum
In Whose Name?, Hardback (June 2009)
In over 170 duotone images, this title exposes an inside view of a world seen by very few people in the West. Focusing on the resurgence of Islam everywhere on the planet since September 2001, it includes pictures that swell with the undercurrents of global disturbance, uncertainty and threat.
Allah o Akbar, Paperback (March 2002)» View all books by Magnum
A photographic study of the Muslim world by Iranian photojournalist Abbas.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Korea book by Magnum and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Magnum
Magnum Photos is the world's most prestigious photographic agency, formed in 1947 by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger, and David "Chim" Seymour. Bruce Cumings is chairman of the history department at the University of Chicago and the author of Korea's Place in the Sun. He divides his time between Ann Arbor, Michigan, and Chicago.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.