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Icons of History

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The series of volumes presents a collection of photographic images which, thanks to their force of communication, have become in the collective memory real icons of the events they depict.

The photographs are all accompanied by an editorial comment, are presented in chronological order, grouped in periods, and introduced by historical explanation. A chronology is available at the end of the book.

Same contents are arranged thematically, thus each volume is devoted to a specific theme and they range from the beginning of the XX century up to present days.

List of issues:
1. 1900 | 1910 The New World: Expectations and Discoveries
2. 1911 | 1920 The Dramatic WWI
3. 1921 | 1930 The Illusion of Peace
4. 1931 | 1940 Toward a New War
5. 1941 | 1950 Holocaust and Reconstruction
6. 1951 | 1960 The Cold War
7. 1961 | 1970 The TV reshapes the World
8. 1971 | 1980 Years of Contestations
9. 1981 | 1990 The Fall of the Soviet Union
10. 1991 | 2000 The End of a Long Century
11. 2001 | 2010 History has not finished

Now available in French and Italian: 1 volume (256 pages), 11 volumes (96 pages), 20 volumes (96 pages)

The series has been distributed:

In France with Eyrolles (2011)
In Italy with Mondadori (2012)

Rights: All languages except Italian and French

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 July 2016 08:48  

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