Lonely Planet One People (General Pictorial)

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One People is a photography celebration of the connection between people the world over. The collection brings together compelling portrait shots and group photographs, accompanied by inspirational text and informative captions.

One People depicts the people of the world at work, at home and at play, captured in stunning and evocative photographs. The book takes the reader on an atmospheric journey through the different lives and experiences of people around the globe.

One People is structured to resemble the life cycle, embracing birth, family, love, festivals and celebrations, solitude and reflection, work, home, society and death.

One People is perfect for lovers of fabulous photography and travel.

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At Lonely Planet, we see our job as inspiring and enabling travellers to connect with the world for their own benefit and for the benefit of the world at large.

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What We Believe
We believe that travel leads to a deeper cultural understanding and compassion and therefore a better world.

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Following the acclaimed One Planet, this book looks at the broad diversity and simple commonality between people and cultures around the world. Each photograph is beautiful, but the juxtaposition of opposing images in the double-page spreads relays the connection between cultures as people experience the life cycle. Separate sections focus on birth, play, love, work, celebration, and death. Among the comparisons: a malnourished Ugandan baby and an Australian newborn of record-breaking weight; pitifully bare shelves in a Russian grocery store and abundance in an Algerian store; a Somalian man building a home of twigs for displaced refugees and window-washers cleaning the gleaming windows of a skyscraper in Argentina; crowds of student protesters in France and a Seoul protester whose mouth is covered with a bandana; young girls competing in an American beauty pageant and young women bedecked in traditional costumes for the coming-of-age day in Tokyo; decorated candy skulls for Day of the Dead rituals in Mexico and real human skulls uncovered in the killing fields of Cambodia. Vanessa Bush
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