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Women in the material world

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A collection of 375 full-color photographs, accompanied by candid first-person chronicles, statistics, and insights, reflect the status of women around the world, offering a rich portrait of the lives, aspirations, feelings, and beliefs of women from a wide range of cultures. 50,000 first printing.

Statementby Faith D"Aluisio and Peter Menzel
ContributionsMenzel, Peter, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHQ1381 .D35 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination256 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24558622M
ISBN 100871569841
ISBN 139780871569844
OCLC/WorldCa67233103

A companion to the groundbreaking bestseller Material World: A Global Family Portrait, this remarkable volume portrays the striking similarities and profound differences in the lives of women around the world at the dawn of the twenty-first century.

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A companion to the groundbreaking bestseller Material World: A Global Family Portrait, this remarkable volume portrays the striking similarities and profound differences in the lives of women around the world at the dawn of the twenty-first century.

Under the direction of Faith D’Aluisio and Peter Menzel, a team of renowned women journalists traveled the world Brand: Counterpoint Press. Women in the Material World Sierra Club Books, - Photography- pages 0Reviews A companion to the groundbreaking bestseller Material World: A Global Family Portrait, this remarkable volume.

A striking pictorial of families, their dwellings, and their material possessions from China, India, Japan, Mali, and the United States reveals dramatic differences in wealth and lifestyle. A testament to the indomitable power of the human spirit, Women in the Material World portrays the striking similarities and profound differences in women's lives on the eve of the twenty-first century.

A Malian family composed of a husband, his two wives, and their children rests before a few cooking and washing implements in golden afternoon light. Material World is a lesson in economics and geography, reminding us of the world's inequities, but Cited by: Editor Peter Menzel explains the project best in the foreword: "Madonna, the ultimate Material Girl, came out with her Sex book The world needed a Women in the material world book check." Indeed, the book is from and the snapshots capture 30 families and their countries in history.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Women in the material world book orders. The Thoroddsen Family posed with all of their possessions in front of their home, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland. Published in the book Material World: A Global Family Portrait, pages {{The Thoroddsen family lives in a 2, square foot wooden frame house overlooking the harbor in Hafnarfjordur, Iceland (near Reykjavik).

If reading this book isn't enough for you, the project also produced a multimedia CD-ROM with added features and a series of children's books with more photographs and information for children about each family. An even more moving sequel called "Women of the Material World" is also available and highly recommended/5().

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A sequel to the authors' successful, "Material World: A Global Family Portrait," which interviewed 30 "statistically average" families from around the world and photographed them surrounded by all their worldly goods, "Women In The Material World," by Faith D'Aluisio and Peter Menzel, revisits 21 women from these interviews conducted by women 5/5(5).

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