Great moments in history captured in 100 photographs!
From the opening of King Tut's tomb to the Wright Brothers' first flight, from the mushroom cloud made by the atomic bomb in Nagasaki to the first moon landing, these 100 pictures record some of history's most iconic moments. They remind us that photography not only chronicles major events around the world, but also serves as a means of raising awareness and changing public opinion. This expertly collated book, which includes detailed commentary on each image, is truly unmissable.
Margherita Giacosa is a freelance editor from Milan with a degree in the History of Art. She has collaborated with several publishing houses and at present coordinates the project on electronic storage of textbooks for Pearson. For White Star Publishers she has edited the Italian and French version of Serial Killer and the French edition of Films - Silence! Moteur! Action! Roberto Mottadelli is an art historian and managing editor of the editing service company ICEIGEO. He routinely collaborates with the University of Milan and has worked for several art galleries and cultural institutions. Gianni Morelli has written articles and essays on history, geography, and travel for some of the major Italian publishing houses. In recent years, he has focused his work on deception and fraud and has always dreamed of organizing the greatest con of the modern age. He is the author of Masters of the Swindle (White Star).