Women in the Material World

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Sierra Club Books, 1996 - Photography - 256 pages
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A companion to the best-selling Material World: A Global Family Portrait, this unique book is a multicultural odyssey in words and 350 stunning images that illuminates the hopes, dreams, joys, and sorrows of women the world over. A testament to the imdomitable power of the human spirit, Women in the Material World portrays the startling differences and striking similarities in women's lives at the start of the twenty-first century.

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A fascinating look - in words and pictures - of women in many parts of the world. Read full review

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


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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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