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Author: Life Books (Firm)
Publisher: [New York, NY] : [Life Books], [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Compilation of images that appeared in Life magazine between 1936 and 2005, along with essays explaining the magazine's importance to both photojournalism and history itself. Includes a catalog of every LIFE cover that has ever appeared.
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Genre/Form: History
Documentary photography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Life (Chicago, Ill.).
Platinum anniversary collection.
[New York, NY] : [Life Books], [2006]
(OCoLC)993663593
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Life Books (Firm)
ISBN: 1933405171 9781933405179
OCLC Number: 71341198
Notes: Place of publication, publisher's name and date of publication from p. [5].
"Printed in China"--Page [5].
Ill. on lining-papers.
Description: 304 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color), portraits ; 34 cm
Contents: The power of Life / Richard B. Stolley --
The presidency --
The photo essays --
In Hollywood --
At war --
Science & nature --
Sport --
Our culture, our world --
Just for fun --
The covers --
In parting.
Other Titles: Life (Chicago, Ill.)
70 years of extraordinary photography
Seventy years of extraordinary photography
Life platinum anniversary collection
Responsibility: editor, Robert Andreas.

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Featuring a collection of images, this work represents a spectrum of society. It also contains photos from Hollywood's greatest stars, from the wonders of small-town America, from the terrible wars,  Read more...
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