Diaspora: Homelands In Exile: Homelands In Exile by Frederic BrennerDiaspora: Homelands In Exile: Homelands In Exile by Frederic Brenner

Diaspora: Homelands In Exile: Homelands In Exile

byFrederic Brenner

Hardcover | September 30, 2003

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Since 1978, French photographer Frédéric Brenner has been chronicling the Jewish Diaspora by producing visual social histories of Jewish communities. Diaspora is a photographic record of his 25-year search for the Jewish population in 40 countries over five continents. Volume I, 344 pages, is a collection of 262 of Brenner's more than 80,000 photographs, the most extensive and diverse visual record of Jewish life ever created. A four page color insert includes two full-color photographs. Volume II is 164 pages of evocative essays by leading intellectuals on the meaning and significance to each of them of 60 of Brenner's photographs, reproduced here in smaller format. Diaspora is a landmark project that captures the scope and dynamism of one of the world's oldest, most diverse communities, and challenges stereotypes held by Jews and non-Jews alike.

Frederic Brenner, born in Paris in 1959, has a master's degree in social anthropology from the Ecoles des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. From Rome to New York, India to Yemen, Morocco to Ethiopia, Sarajevo to Jerusalem, he has spent twenty-five years chronicling the Jewish diaspora. He has had solo exhibitions at the Inte...
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Title:Diaspora: Homelands In Exile: Homelands In ExileFormat:HardcoverPublished:September 30, 2003Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060087781

ISBN - 13:9780060087784

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