A Vanished World

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A Vanished World

A Vanished World A Vanished World is Roman Vishniac s celebrated collection of photographs taken between and Vishniac walked across Poland the Ukraine Czechoslovakia Romania Hungary Latvia and Lithuani

  • Title: A Vanished World
  • Author: Roman Vishniac
  • ISBN: 9780374282479
  • Page: 246
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Vanished World is Roman Vishniac s celebrated collection of photographs taken between 1934 and 1939 Vishniac walked across Poland, the Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary, Latvia, and Lithuania with his camera, preserving for posterity images of a Jewish way of life fated soon to be destroyed Of the 16,000 photographs he managed to take secretly and under dangA Vanished World is Roman Vishniac s celebrated collection of photographs taken between 1934 and 1939 Vishniac walked across Poland, the Ukraine, Czechoslovakia, Romania, Hungary, Latvia, and Lithuania with his camera, preserving for posterity images of a Jewish way of life fated soon to be destroyed Of the 16,000 photographs he managed to take secretly and under dangerous circumstances he was able to rescue only about 2,000 Some he sewed into his clothing when he came to the United States in 1940, most he left with his father in a village in France for the duration of the war A Vanished World brings together nearly 200 of these images, introduced to us by Vishniac s own moving Preface and captions.

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    1. Maurizio Manco on said:

      "Non potevo salvare la mia gente, solo il loro ricordo." - Roman Vishniac, Premessa

    2. brian tanabe on said:

      A beautiful yet ultimately and painfully heartbreaking work of photography. Ugh.

    3. Ashlaya on said:

      Contain none of the made-up background stories that are found in some other R. Vishniac photo books.

    4. Jessica on said:

      In the mid-1930s, as desperate Jews began to flee eastern Europe, Vishniac traveled to these countries and photographed the suffering and cruelty inflicted by the Nazis. His pictures and stark commentary illustrate communities that completely vanished; only occasionally does he say a subject in a photo actually survived the Shoah. My dad suggested I read this as he found it very moving. He was born in 1936 and it was only through good fortune and his grandmother's bravery that he and his parents [...]

    5. Emily on said:

      I come back to this book again and again--a pictorial study of the Warsaw Ghetto. It will haunt you. As Elie Wiesel says of Vishniac in his foreword to the book, "It is his love of the dead which touches us so deeply."

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