Women in the Material World

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Sierra Club Books, 1996 - Photography - 256 pages
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A companion to the groundbreaking bestseller Material World: A Global Family Portrait, this remarkable volume portrays the striking similarities and profound differences in the lives of women around the world at the dawn of the twenty-first century. Under the direction of Faith D’Aluisio and Peter Menzel, a team of renowned women journalists traveled the world to take a close look at the lives of women in twenty disparate lands. In first-person interviews of startling candor, the women share their feelings about family, children, money, love, sex, and marriage. These interviews, together with 375 stunning full-color photographs, create a powerful multicultural portrait of the half of humanity that all too often remains invisible.

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User Review  - Jane - Goodreads

Fascinating book about the lives and thoughts of a sampling of women around the world. I wish there could be a follow-up book to describe what has happened to these women and their families since it was published in 1996. Read full review

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User Review  - Pam - Goodreads

An excellent follow-up to Material World, giving a great look at the situations of women in many cultures/countries. Read full review

Contents

South Africa 218
9
Bhutan
24
China
50
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Faith D'Aluisio is a former television news producer. She has received regional and national awards for documentary and news series pieces from the Headliners Foundation, United Press International, Associated Press, and the Radio-Television News Directors Association.

Peter Menzel is a photographer known for his coverage of international feature stories on science and the environment. His award-winning photographs have been published in Life, National Geographic, Smithsonian, The New York Times Magazine, Time, Stern, and GEO. He was the creator, executive director, and principal photographer for Material World: A Global Family Portrait.

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