Material World

Author: Peter Menzel
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780871564306
Size: 14.39 MB
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Photographs show the homes and possessions of average families in thirty countries around the world and document each family's lifestyle

Women In The Material World

Author: Faith D'Aluisio
Publisher: Counterpoint LLC
ISBN: 9780871569844
Size: 66.51 MB
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Photographs, first-person chronicles, and statistics reflect the status of women around the world, offering a portrait of the lives, feelings, and beliefs of women from many cultures "If culture were to reflect what is really important ...

Hungry Planet

Author: Faith d' Aluisio
Publisher: Random House Digital, Inc.
ISBN: 9781580088695
Size: 45.25 MB
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Provides an overview of what families around the world eat by featuring portraits of thirty families from twenty-four countries with a week's supply of food.

Man Eating Bugs

Author: Peter Menzel
Publisher: Springer Science & Business
ISBN: 9781580080224
Size: 55.11 MB
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Explores the consumption of spiders, crickets, grubs, scorpions, and dragonflies in thirteen different countries, including Australia, Japan, China, Venezuela, and the United States

Material World Curriculum Guide

Publisher: Social Studies
ISBN: 156004294X
Size: 63.24 MB
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Awards: SLJ Best Book. Annotation. A fascinating project--sponsored by a number of international organizations--resulting in this richly intriguing book (it will get well-deserved promotion and distribution via all sorts of media).

Robo Sapiens

Author: Peter Menzel
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262632454
Size: 33.99 MB
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Information about intelligent robots and their makers, including photographis, interviews, behind-the-scenes information and technical date about machines that is easy to understand.

Telling Stories With Photo Essays

Author: Susan Conklin Thompson
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412964598
Size: 67.40 MB
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Peter Menzel's Material World: A Global Family Portrait (1994) isan absolutely
beautiful book that comprises photographs of families from different locations in
the world. It is another good example of a book that contains photo essays but
includes more text on some pages than we might expect to find in a photo essay
book. Material World: A Global Family Portrait tells the stories of families through
photographs of the material objects that have been moved from inside their
homes into ...

Slaves And Other Objects

Author: Page duBois
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226167893
Size: 68.11 MB
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Soon afterward I encountered a book of photographs called Material World: A
Global Family Portrait.1 Published by the Sierra Club, this volume was meant to
commemorate the United Nations International Year of the Family in 1994 and
echoed The Family of Man, a collection of photographs produced by Edward
Steichen in 1955. The more recent text assembles photographs of “average”
families from each of thirty different countries, pictured outside their homes and
surrounded by ...