Eli Reed (Photographer). Reed's profuse and colorful images go far in il luminating the indomitable Lebanese spirit, as Ajami (Johns Hopkins) carefully narrates the descent of Beirut from the mid-century mark to date
Eli Reed (Photographer). Reed's profuse and colorful images go far in il luminating the indomitable Lebanese spirit, as Ajami (Johns Hopkins) carefully narrates the descent of Beirut from the mid-century mark to date. Strongly recommended for large and popular collections.
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Eli Reed (Author), Fouad Ajami (Author, Illustrator). Ajami writes of the sectsShia and Sunni Moslem, Druze, Maronite Christian and Palestinianwho managed to coexist, however tenuously, in Beirut until 1975, when civil war broke out and "massacre followed massacre. Quoting Lebanese poet Nizzar Qabbani, Ajami concludes, "Nothing remains of old Beirut except the scent of it that blows from old notebooks. Reed's photos give flesh and blood (literally and figuratively) to Ajami's prose.
Fouad A. Ajami (Arabic: فؤاد عجمي; September 18, 1945 – June 22, 2014), was a MacArthur Fellowship winning, Lebanese-born of Shiite Muslim ancestry, American university professor and writer on Middle Eastern issues. He was a senior fellow at Stanford University's Hoover Institution. Ajami was an outspoken supporter of the Iraq War, the nobility of which, "can be no doubt".
Beirut: City Of Regrets
Beirut: City Of Regrets. by. Fouad Ajami, Eli Reed. I felt everything in this book, i saw the fear in their eyes, sadness, hopelessness, unity and hope, a hope to survive, the photographer has a very unique perspective in his eyes, to him getting to beirut wasn't easy, he went their to try to understand how the lebanese citizen could survive their days and nights.
Books, Comics & Magazines. Eli Reed, Fouad Ajami. Textbooks, Education & Reference. Currently sold out. Beirut: City of Regrets by Eli Reed, Fouad Ajami (Hardback, 1988). WW Norton & Co. Date of Publication.
This timely book of color photographs of day-to-day life in Beirut is by Magnum photographer Eli Reed
This timely book of color photographs of day-to-day life in Beirut is by Magnum photographer Eli Reed. Here are a people trying to piece together their existence amid car bombings, kidnappings, military skirmishes, and other political and religious unrest. Contributing to Reed's perceptive photographs is an essay by Fouad Ajami, who was born and raised in Lebanon.
For the 1988 book Beirut: City of Regrets, Mr. Ajami provided a long introduction and some text to accompany a photographic essay by Eli Reed. The Dream Palace of the Arabs: A Generation’s Odyssey (1998) told of how a generation of Arab intellectuals tried to renew their homelands’ culture through the forces of modernism and secularism. The Christian Science Monitor called it a cleareyed look at the lost hopes of the Arabs.
Fashion of the Soul: A Book of Aphorisms by Amir Yashar Ajami (English) Paperbac.
Beirut: City of Regrets by Eli Reed/ Fouad Ajami - Eli Reed Photos - 1st ed,1988. The Book of Generations: A Reunion with Memory by Mansour Ajami (English) Paperb. Fashion of the Soul: A Book of Aphorisms by Amir Yashar Ajami (English) Paperbac. Only 1 left! From United States. Syrian Rebellion by Ajami, Fouad-ExLibrary.