The Jews In America

An impressive collection of beautiful photographs showing, for the most part, American Jews of an orthodox persuasion practicing their traditions. While examining those scenes and reading the fairly explanatory captions, I came to realize that my understanding of Judaism had been very incomplete – perhaps because it was based primarily on Jewish characters (biographical and fictional) whose coming-of-age involved rebellion against religious...

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America

Kind of a neat concept, but not really fleshed out very fully. The idea is the compare specific photos of "then" (any time more than 50 or 60 years ago) with similar recreated photos of "now." There are some wonderful ones: women railroad workers from 1918 facing their counterparts from 1990, a northern TN juke joint from 1920 and a current club, Tupperware parties from the '50s and the '90s.I just wanted a lot more, I guess. Less...

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Texas 24/7

Following the success of The New York Times bestseller America 24/7, DK is publishing 50 books that showcase the best photographs from each state - all to be published on the same day. Each individual book includes 95% new photography and is a unique peronal expression of state pride.

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