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Published: 13 January 2011

432 Pages | 50 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199752133

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About to Die

How News Images Move the Public

Barbie Zelizer

  • Covers a controversial but arresting topic-photographs of people facing imminent death
  • Features over sixty powerful illustrations
  • Zelizer, president of the U.N.-affiliated International Communications Association, is renowned for her writings on photography.
  • Spans various historical periods and disasters, ranging from the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake to today's "War on Terror"

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