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Afghanistan

Hope and Beauty in a War-torn Land

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Afghanistan: Hope and Beauty in a War-torn Land by Ursula Meissner
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Journalist Ursula Meissner wants to shake us up about Afghanistan and help its people. Her photographs and stories tell of a land at a crossroads, of the magic of an unknown country and the horror of recent events, as well as of the bravery of its women; from the roses and fields of poppies at the foot of the Hindu Kush to a pair of red high-heeled shoes that are a symbol of hope. Even after decades of violence Afghanistan has preserved its magic.

Author Biography

Ursula Meissner worked in the Southeast Asia bureau of Germany's ZDF TV before trading in her keyboard for a camera. Her first photo essay documented the siege of Sarajevo in August 1992. She has worked as a freelance photographer in war zones around the globe for 15 years. From Afghanistan to Sierra Leone, and Kosovo to Iraq, she puts a face on the many victims of war and humanitarian catastrophes. Her photographs have received numerous awards, and have been published internationally.
Release date NZ
May 1st, 2008
Country of Publication
Germany
Illustrations
300 ill.
Imprint
C J Bucher Verlag
Pages
192
Dimensions
260x218x17
ISBN-13
9783765816888
Product ID
2069493

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