China

ISBN 13: 9780810970915

China

4.5 avg rating
( 12 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780810970915: China
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

No Western photographer is as intimately acquainted with China as Yann Layma, who spent nearly half of his twenty-year career working there. Layma’s reportage of this vast country is extraordinarily complete: he portrays city and country, traditional customs and the shock of modernity, and every aspect of public and private life. His style is personal and poetic, and he is alive to nuances of gesture and expression. From the classical architecture of the Great Wall to the skyscrapers of up-to-the minute Shanghai, he captures the essence of one of the world’s great nations.

With an introduction by Layma and five essays by highly regarded writers including Da Sijie, author of the celebrated novel Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress this smaller, giftable edition of China will be a wonderful introduction to this fascinating country, filled with illuminating juxtapositions of old and new.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Yann Layma has been a freelance photographer for more than 20 years. His work appears regularly in Paris Match, GEO, and The Sunday Times.

Anne Loussouarn is a writer who collaborates with Layma.

Catherine Zittoun is a writer, poet, and theater producer.

Writer and director Zao Wou-ki is a Paris-based artist.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Layma, Yann [Photographer]; Loussouarn, Anne [Contributor]; Zittoun, Catherine [Contributor]; Wou-ki, Zao [Contributor];
Published by Abrams (2008)
ISBN 10: 0810970910 ISBN 13: 9780810970915
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
MyLibraryMarket
(Waynesville, OH, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Abrams, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 18-c. Seller Inventory # 131012001

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 7.00
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Yann Layma (Photographer), Anne Loussouarn (Contributor), Catherine Zittoun (Contributor), Zao Wou-ki (Contributor)
Published by Abrams (2008)
ISBN 10: 0810970910 ISBN 13: 9780810970915
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Abrams, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0810970910

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 16.51
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Published by Harry N. Abrams (2008)
ISBN 10: 0810970910 ISBN 13: 9780810970915
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0810970910

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 33.61
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Published by Harry N. Abrams (2008)
ISBN 10: 0810970910 ISBN 13: 9780810970915
New Paperback Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110810970910

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 38.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 1.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

ISBN 10: 0810970910 ISBN 13: 9780810970915
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
L Books
(EPINAY SUR ORGE, France)
Rating
[?]

Book Description see description. Condition: New. Satisfaction Guaranteed. If you are not satisfied with your purchase, you can return it for a replacement or refund. Seller Inventory # AEM2-10024

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 41.62
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.07
From France to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Published by Harry N. Abrams
ISBN 10: 0810970910 ISBN 13: 9780810970915
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harry N. Abrams. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0810970910 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.0397153

More Information About This Seller | Contact this Seller

Buy New
US$ 59.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds