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Product Description: This book, drawing on unofficial opposition documents and on the author's own experience as an opposition activist, provides a unique historical and political analysis of the development of opposition in the 1970s. This book should be of interest to lecturers and students in politics and Asian studies...read more
By Karen Haas, Peter Kunhardt (foreword by), Gordon Parks (photographer) and Isabel Wilkerson (introduced by)

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9780415035507, titled "Authoritarianism and Opposition in South Korea" | Routledge Kegan & Paul, February 1, 1990, cover price $103.00 | also contains Authoritarianism and Opposition in South Korea | About this edition: This book, drawing on unofficial opposition documents and on the author's own experience as an opposition activist, provides a unique historical and political analysis of the development of opposition in the 1970s.

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Product Description: The first African American photographer to be hired full time by Life magazine, Gordon Parks was often sent on assignments involving social issues that his white colleagues were not asked to cover. In 1950 he returned on one such assignment to his hometown of Fort Scott in southeastern Kansas: he was to provide photographs for a piece on segregated schools and their impact on black children in the years prior to Brown v...read more
By Karen Haas, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. (foreword by), Gordon Parks (photographer) and Isabel Wilkerson (introduced by)

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9783869309187 | Steidl / Edition7L, May 26, 2015, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The first African American photographer to be hired full time by Life magazine, Gordon Parks was often sent on assignments involving social issues that his white colleagues were not asked to cover.

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By Maurice Berger (contributor), Charlayne Hunter-Gault (contributor), Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr. (contributor), Gordon Parks (photographer) and Michael E. Shapiro (contributor)

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9783869308012 | Steidl / Edition7L, February 28, 2015, cover price $45.00

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9783869305301 | Slp edition (Steidl / Edition7L, November 30, 2012), cover price $185.00

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Product Description: Following on from the publication of the first six books featuring The Library of Congress’ internationally renowned collection of Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Office of War Information (OWI) photographs, the series continues with images chosen from the works of Gordon Parks...read more
By Charles Johnson (introduced by) and Gordon Parks (photographer)

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9781904832874, titled "The Photographs of Gordon Parks: The Photographs of Gordon Parks: the Library of Congress" | 1 edition (D Giles Ltd, August 16, 2011), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Following on from the publication of the first six books featuring The Library of Congress’ internationally renowned collection of Farm Security Administration (FSA) and Office of War Information (OWI) photographs, the series continues with images chosen from the works of Gordon Parks.

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Product Description: The Great LIFE Photographers is the most comprehensive anthology of LIFE photography ever published, featuring the best work of every staff photographer who worked for the famous magazine, and that of a handful of others who shot for LIFE...read more
By John Loengard (introduced by) and Gordon Parks (contributor)

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9780821228920 | Bulfinch Pr, November 1, 2004, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: A portfolio of still images features photographs by more than two hundred of the century's best photojournalists on staff at Life magazine throughout its history.

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9780316097932 | Little Brown & Co, October 21, 2010, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The Great LIFE Photographers is the most comprehensive anthology of LIFE photography ever published, featuring the best work of every staff photographer who worked for the famous magazine, and that of a handful of others who shot for LIFE.
9780500286579 | Gardners Books, November 6, 2006, cover price $35.55 | About this edition: Presents the living history - the history of our times, as seen by the photographers who captured it.

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Product Description: Novelist, memoirist, poet, film director, choreographer, and musician, Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was renowned as a man of many talents. He is best known as a photographer, a career he took up in the 1930s. Starting with fashion and portraiture, he honed his skill and his passion for documenting social ills working for the New Deal's Farm Security Administration...read more
By Gordon Parks and Maren Stange (contributor)

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9788876248023 | Skira, March 6, 2007, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: Novelist, memoirist, poet, film director, choreographer, and musician, Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was renowned as a man of many talents.

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Presents the life and accomplishments of the first African American photographer for Life magazine.
By Kathryn Breidenthal (illustrator), Gordon Parks (illustrator) and Ann Parr

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9781589804111 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, May 1, 2006, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Presents the life and accomplishments of the first African American photographer for Life magazine.

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Featuring 170 duotone photographs, a photographic study of the seminal role of the black church within the African-American community captures the unique worship experience in a multidenominational odyssey through rural and urban centers of religion. 40,000 first printing.
By Jason Miccolo Johnson and Gordon Parks (foreword by)

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9780821257906 | Bulfinch Pr, April 19, 2006, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A photographic study of the seminal role of the black church within the African American community captures the unique worship experience in a multidenominational odyssey through rural and urban centers of religion.

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The eminent photographer, composer, filmmaker, and writer reflects on his personal life and professional achievements, describing his disadvantaged childhood on a Kansas prairie, his Depression-era years on the brink of starvation, the prestigious awards he has received, and more. 25,000 first printing.

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9780743269025 | Atria Books, November 1, 2005, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: The eminent photographer, composer, filmmaker, and writer reflects on his personal life and professional achievements, describing his disadvantaged childhood, his Depression-era years, and the prestigious awards he has received.

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A collection of fifty-eight new photographs and more than forty new poems by the acclaimed photojournalist, composer, and filmmaker conveys the author's personality as a Renaissance American and consider his meditations and raw emotions pertaining to such topics as the war in Iraq and the tsunami tragedy. 30,000 first printing.

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9780743279628 | Atria Books, November 1, 2005, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A collection of photographs and poems conveys the author's personality as a Renaissance American and consider his meditations and emotions pertaining to such topics as the war in Iraq and the tsunami tragedy.

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The eminent photographer, composer, filmmaker, and writer reflects on his personal life and professional achievements, describing his disadvantaged childhood on a Kansas prairie, his Depression-era years on the brink of starvation, the prestigious awards he has received, and more. Reprint. 30,000 first printing.

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9780743269032 | Reprint edition (Washington Square Pr, January 9, 2007), cover price $21.99 | About this edition: The eminent photographer, composer, filmmaker, and writer reflects on his personal life and professional achievements, describing his disadvantaged childhood on a Kansas prairie, his Depression-era years on the brink of starvation, the prestigious awards he has received, and more.

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The famed photographer, film director, writer, and composer recounts the dramatic story of his life, from his poor Kansas origins, through his breaking of racial barriers, to his triumph in America and abroad. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

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9780385266987 | Doubleday, October 1, 1990, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The famed photographer, film director, writer, and composer recounts the dramatic story of his life, from his poor Kansas origins, through his breaking of racial barriers, to his triumph in America and abroad

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9780767922128 | Reprint edition (Three Rivers Pr, September 6, 2005), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: The famed photographer, film director, writer, and composer recounts the dramatic story of his life, from his poor Kansas origins, through his breaking of racial barriers, to his triumph in America and abroad.
9780385266994 | Reprint edition (Doubleday, January 1, 1992), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: The famed photographer, film director, writer, and composer recounts the dramatic story of his life, from his poor Kansas origins, through his breaking of racial barriers, to his triumph in America and abroad

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Product Description: Claire Yaffa has created a visual poem that evokes the subtle emotions involved with chance encounters and momentary events. Her exquisite black and white photographs are intimate visions of moments lost and remembered.
By Gordon Parks (foreword by) and Claire Yaffa (photographer)

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9781932646047 | Ruder Finn Pr, January 1, 2005, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Claire Yaffa has created a visual poem that evokes the subtle emotions involved with chance encounters and momentary events.

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Product Description: Following years of research, Gordon Parks has brought Turner's artistic genius to life, and created a compelling novel about the artisit, reaching beyond the canvases inot his personal life and relationships.

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9780964095281 | Ruder Finn Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Following years of research, Gordon Parks has brought Turner's artistic genius to life, and created a compelling novel about the artisit, reaching beyond the canvases inot his personal life and relationships.

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The acclaimed poet, photographer, composer, and author celebrates women with a collection of photographs, still-lifes, poetry, and original music, featuring eighteen previously unpublished poems that chronicle the arc of love, from infatuation to fulfillment, as well as a CD containing music specially composed for this volume. 25,000 first printing. (view table of contents)

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9780821226858 | Har/com edition (Bulfinch Pr, October 1, 2000), cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The acclaimed poet, photographer, composer, and author celebrates women with a collection of photographs, still-lifes, poetry, and original music, featuring eighteen previously unpublished poems that chronicle the arc of love, from infatuation to fulfillment, as well as a CD containing music specially composed for this volume.

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Covers the author's photographic work with Life magazine (view table of contents)

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9780821222980 | Bulfinch Pr, October 1, 1997, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Covers the author's photographic work with Life magazine

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9780821225516 | Bulfinch Pr, September 1, 1998, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Covers the author's photographic work with Life magazine
9780821225035 | Bulfinch Pr, November 1, 1997, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Covers the author's photographic work with Life magazine

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Containing lively, informative descriptions of more than one hundred outstanding poems, biographies, folktales, dramas, and histories, this celebration of the African-American male experience offers an invaluable companion for learning and inspiration. Original.
By Archie Givens (editor) and Gordon Parks (introduced by)

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9780393046175 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1997, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Contains descriptions of more than one hundred outstanding works of literature

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9780393317398 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 1997, cover price $11.00 | About this edition: Contains descriptions of more than one hundred outstanding works of literature

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A distinguished photographer offers an evocative portrait of African-American life in the United States in 135 dramatic images of joy, violence, grief, rural innocence, the urban drug scene, and more.
By Gordon Parks (introduced by) and Eli Reed

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9780393039955 | 1 edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, March 1, 1997), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A distinguished photographer offers an evocative portrait of African American life in the United states in 135 dramatic images of joy, violence, grief, rural innocence, the urban drug scene, and more

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The author's poems accompany his photographs of imaginary landscapes composed of leaves, flowers, plants, and shells (view table of contents)

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9780821222973 | Bulfinch Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: The author's poems accompany his photographs of imaginary landscapes composed of leaves, flowers, plants, and shells

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Product Description: Arias in Silence encompasses the breadth of Gordon Park's compelling new photographic work. Now eighty, he has developed a new vision--fragmentary found objects appear against abstract watercolor backgrounds, evoking buttes the American Southwest, the Great Prairies, the rolling surf of the Atlantic, or the landscapes of Chinese scroll paintings...read more

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9780821221204 | Bulfinch Pr, September 1, 1994, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Arias in Silence encompasses the breadth of Gordon Park's compelling new photographic work.

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A Black youth in rural Kansas of the 1920's must make a difficult decision after he witnesses a murder

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9780060132804 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1963, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A black youth in rural Kansas of the 1920's must make a difficult decision after he witnesses a murder

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9780449215043 | Reissue edition (Fawcett Books, April 1, 1992), cover price $6.99 | About this edition: A Black youth in rural Kansas of the 1920's must make a difficult decision after he witnesses a murder

Reinforced:

9780606009461 | Demco Media, April 1, 1992, cover price $15.65 | About this edition: A Black youth in rural Kansas of the 1920's must make a difficult decision after he witnesses a murder

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9780808514329 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $17.20 | About this edition: A Black youth in rural Kansas of the 1920's must make a difficult decision after he witnesses a murder

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The noted author/photographer recounts his life and the bitter struggle he has faced, since he was sixteen-years-old, against poverty and racial prejudice

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9780060132811 | Harpercollins, June 1, 1966, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: A noted author-photographer recounts his life and the bitter struggle he has faced since he was 16 against poverty and racial prejudice

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9780873512022 | Reprint edition (Minnesota Historical Society Pr, October 1, 1986), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The noted author/photographer recounts his life and the bitter struggle he has faced, since he was sixteen-years-old, against poverty and racial prejudice

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An account of the artist's life from 1944 through 1978 focuses on the prime of his career as poet, journalist, humanitarian, composer, and motion-picture director

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9780393012729 | W W Norton & Co Inc, December 1, 1979, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: An account of the artist's life from 1944 through 1978 focuses on the prime of his career as poet, journalist, humanitarian, composer, and motion-picture director

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