Face of North Vietnam: Riboud, Marc (Photographs by); Philippe Devillers (Text by) Face of North Vietnam: Riboud, Marc (Photographs by); Philippe Devillers (Text by)

Face of North Vietnam

Riboud, Marc (Photographs by); Philippe Devillers (Text by)

Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1970
Condition: g to vg Hardcover
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Large quarto. Unpaginated. Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over black cloth, with orange lettering on spine. "North Vietnam might well be called an unknown enemy. For years, Americans have been in combat with a country that has remained - perhaps by design - merely an abstraction. This is the first book to be published in the United States which shows the country as it is. Freed from any national inhibitions, the great French photojournalist Marc Riboud made several trips to North Vietnam and recorded what he saw. Here, in a beautiful little country, are peasants on farms, city workers, schools, religious institutions (including an apparently lively Catholic Church), factories, shops, hospitals, theaters, playing fields, the government and its leadership, old people and young lovers. Supplementing Mr. Riboud's extraordinary photographs is Philippe Devillers' extensive text, itself a short book on North Vietnam. Writing from a frankly sympathetic point of view, Mr. Devillers describes the geography and history of the country, gives biographical accounts of its leaders, and takes up in detail agriculture, industry, religion, government structure, and the war itself" (From the publishers). This volume contains 122 stunning b/w photographic reproductions. Dust-jacket rubbed along edges. DJ in overall good- to good, binding and interior in very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 38551

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Title: Face of North Vietnam

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York

Publication Date: 1970

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:g to vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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