América un viaje a través de la injusticia (America: a journey through injustice): Bostelmann, ... América un viaje a través de la injusticia (America: a journey through injustice): Bostelmann, ... América un viaje a través de la injusticia (America: a journey through injustice): Bostelmann, ...

América un viaje a través de la injusticia (America: a journey through injustice)

Bostelmann, Enrique (Photographs by); Carlos Fuentes (Preface by); Leopoldo Lozano (Cover designed by)

Published by Siglo XX1, Mexico City, 1970
Condition: g to vg Hardcover

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1/3000. Oblong quarto. Unpaginated. [170]pp. Original half black cloth over photo-illustrated paper covered boards, with white lettering to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Lavishly illustrated with 171 striking photogravures, Mexican photographer Enrique Bostelmann's photo-essay "América un viaje a través de la injusticia" chronicles the social problems facing primarily the impoverished indigenous throughout Mexico and other countries in Latin America."Issued in Mexico City in the wake of its Olympics and late sixties student and political upheaval, it has become widely viewed in recent years as one of the defining photographically illustrated "protest books" of that decade of unrest. Its preface is in the form of a five page holographic reproduction of an original contribution by noted Mexican literary titan Carlos Fuentes" (Page 110 of Martin Parr and Gerry Badger's "The Photobook: A History, Volume II).Upper corners rubbed and slightly bumped (not affecting pages). Previous owner's inscription in ink to upper margin of half-title. Text in Spanish. Binding in overall good, interior in very good condition. Enrique Bostelmann (1939-2003) is considered to be one of the most important Mexican photographers of the second half of the 20th century. His work influenced the conceptualist movement in the 1970s. Bookseller Inventory # 40970

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Title: América un viaje a través de la injusticia (...

Publisher: Siglo XX1, Mexico City

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: g to vg

Edition: First edition.

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