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Vanished World

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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 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 ...

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0374282471

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9780374282479

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A Vanished World
1986, Farrar Straus Giroux

ISBN-13: 9780374520236

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A Vanished World
1986, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140099157

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Vanished World
1983, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374282479

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A Vanished World
1983, Viking, London

ISBN-13: 9780713916355

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