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Bourke-White, Margaret 1904-1971

Works: 374 works in 813 publications in 7 languages and 25,997 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  History  Biographies  Illustrated works  Domestic fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Autobiographies  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Other, Contributor, Creator, Speaker
Classifications: TR140.B6, B
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You have seen their faces by Erskine Caldwell( Book )

36 editions published between 1937 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erskine Caldwell and Margaret Bourke-White have combined their considerable talents to produce an incisive, sensitive statement about the relation between the poverty of the people and the depletion of the land in the Deep South. In a powerful and informal style, Erskine Caldwell explores the reasons behind the deterioration of what was once the land where cotton was king. And Margaret Bourke-White's superb photographs capture the essence of the day-to-day existence of the people in this land, which no words, however eloquent, can convey. - Back cover
Margaret Bourke-White : her pictures were her life by Susan Goldman Rubin( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inspiring biography of one of the most successful photojournalists of the 20th century, Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971)
For the world to see : the life of Margaret Bourke-White by Jonathan Silverman( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the life story of the photographer famous for her work in "Life" magazine. The biographical essay that accompanies the photographs also includes quotes from Bourke-White's writings. Many of the photographs are from the Margaret Bourke-White Archives in the George Arents Research Library for Special Collections, Syracuse University
Margaret Bourke-White : the photography of design, 1927-1936 by Stephen Bennett Phillips( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 760 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Margaret Bourke-White is best known as the first staff photographer of Fortune magazine, the first female war correspondent, and the woman whose photographs made the covers of Life magazine famous. But before she began traveling throughout the world to document history in the making, Bourke-White was creating evocative abstract photographs of American industry and architecture." "Margaret Bourke-White: Photography of Design, 1927-1936 is an exploration of the first decade of the career of a remarkable photographer. An essay by Stephen Bennett Phillips chronicles these years and interprets the work produced, much of which has never before been published. This book is the companion to the nationwide traveling exhibition of the same name, organized by The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C."--Jacket
"Dear fatherland, rest quietly" : a report on the collapse of Hitler's "Thousand years." by Margaret Bourke-White( Book )

31 editions published between 1946 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Revolutionary War hero whose men nicknamed him "Gamecock" and for whom Fort Sumter was named
Say, is this the U. S. A by Erskine Caldwell( Book )

25 editions published between 1941 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Halfway to freedom; a report on the new India in the words and photographs of Margaret Bourke-White by Margaret Bourke-White( Book )

16 editions published between 1949 and 1967 in English and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A report on the American Jesuits by John La Farge( Book )

4 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of their life, their work, and their importance, by a prominent American Jesuit
North of the Danube by Erskine Caldwell( Book )

10 editions published between 1939 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tobacco road by Erskine Caldwell( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of violence and sex among rural poor in the American South. The novel was controversial in its time. It is the story of a Georgia sharecropper, Jeeter Lester and his family who are trapped by the bleak economic conditions of the Depression as well as by their own limited intelligence and destructive sexuality. Its tragic ending is almost foreordained by the characters' inability to change their lives. Caldwell's skillful use of dialect and his plain style made the book one of the best examples of literary naturalism in contemporary American fiction. The novel was adapted as a successful play in 1933
Eyes on Russia by Margaret Bourke-White( Book )

13 editions published between 1931 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and paper : Margaret Bourke-White, modernity, and the documentary mode : exhibition and catalogue by John R Stomberg( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs illustrating the operations in the manufacture of paper for newsprint
Leadership in a changing world by M. David Hoffman( Book )

2 editions published between 1935 and 1968 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One thing leads to another : the growth of an industry by Fred C Kelly( Book )

2 editions published in 1936 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Machines and men in Russia by Louis Fischer( Book )

2 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with India, in the words and pictures of Margaret Bourke-White by Margaret Bourke-White( Book )

21 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in 3 languages and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through an American lens : Hungary, 1938 by Margaret Bourke-White( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noted Hungarian historian Karoly Szerencses provides brief, steam-of-consciousness essays to accompany each photo. Acting as the photographer's fictive guide, Szerencses introduces "Margaret" to each of her photos, providing her with an encapsulated historical background of the subject and in the process revealing the soul and conscience of the nation in 1938. As he says in farewell to Margaret at the end of their "tour": " ... please remember us, our terrible fears; recite a prayer for us so that we may say, for the very last time: they caught us by surprise, they meant to annihilate us, yet we managed to survive."--Jacket
Mano Majra by Khushwant Singh( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the summer of 1947, India was splitting apart. Millions of Muslims were moving north and east to what would become Pakistan and Bangladesh. Millions of Sikhs and Hindus were moving out of those areas to India. The British, the colonial overlords who had been ruling over the country for over a century, were leaving for good. Civil war was threatening to break out not along territorial borders but over religious ideals. Mano Majra was one village close to the Partition between India and Pakistan thought to be untouched by all this turmoil. It believed itself to be a place where Muslims and Sikhs could live together in peace as they had for centuries. Until one day the goods train arrived not with supplies but carrying the dead bodies of a thousand dead refugees. Suddenly the residents of Mano Majra found themselves thrust into the middle of the whole conflict and quickly became emblematic of the conflict
Twenty parachutes by Margaret Bourke-White( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs of parachutes being tested by employees of the Irving Air Chute Company in Buffalo, New York, at that time the wrold's largest maufacturer of parachutes, taken by Margaret Bourke-White for the cover story of the March 22, 1937 issue of LIFE. (This sequence not published in the article.) (p. 6)
Portrait of myself by Margaret Bourke-White( Book )

25 editions published between 1963 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reminiscences of her life as author-photographer; her experience on the staff of Life magazine during the World War, and her winning battle with Parkinson's disease subject of a long report in Life magazine and a national documentary television film
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Margaret Bourke-White : her pictures were her life
Margaret Bourke-White : her pictures were her lifeMargaret Bourke-White : the photography of design, 1927-1936Power and paper : Margaret Bourke-White, modernity, and the documentary mode : exhibition and catalogueThrough an American lens : Hungary, 1938Mano MajraTwenty parachutesMargaret Bourke-White : photographer
Alternative Names
Bourke-White, Margret 1904-1971

Caldwell, Margaret Bourke-White

Caldwell, Margaret Bourke-White 1904-1971

Margaret Boubourke-White fotógrafa estadounidense

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke-White americká fotografka

Margaret Bourke-White Amerikaans fotografe (1904-1971)

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Margaret Bourke-White fotógrafa estadounidense

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Margaret Bourke-White fotografa statunitense

Margaret Bourke-White US-amerikanische Fotoreporterin

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Marqaret Burk Uayt

née White, Margaret

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