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    Ireland's Western Islands: Inishbofin, the Aran Islands, Inishturk, Inishark, Clare & Turbot Islands (Paperback) By (author) John Carlos

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    DescriptionThe islands off Ireland's west coast form a rich cultural landscape, the result of a unique combination of the forces of nature and humankind. This photographic collection, infused with warmth, spans almost fifty years. It celebrates the islanders and their environment, and reflects on disappearing traditions and values in the face of materialism and pop culture. The work portrays the islanders' spirit of perseverance in the face of adversity, their humanity and dignity, their wit and humour.


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    Title
    Ireland's Western Islands
    Subtitle
    Inishbofin, the Aran Islands, Inishturk, Inishark, Clare & Turbot Islands
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Carlos
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 250
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 760 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781848892057
    ISBN 10: 1848892055
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRV
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.4
    BISAC V2.8: TRV019000
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: WTM
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 92
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Abridged Dewey: 778
    LC classification: TR
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBR
    DC22: 941.7
    BISAC V2.8: PHO023090, PHO023040
    DC23: 914.1700222
    Thema V1.0: AJ, NHD
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1DDU
    Illustrations note
    black & white photographs
    Publisher
    The Collins Press
    Imprint name
    The Collins Press
    Publication date
    28 July 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Cork
    Author Information
    John Carlos became interested in photography while visiting Inis Mor, Aran Islands, aged 12 in 1963. He joined the Connacht Tribune seven years later in his native Galway. He became staff photographer with the Sunday Tribune in 1983 and won numerous awards including Photographer of the Year with the PPAI. He later worked with the Sunday Times before returning to live and work in the west of Ireland.
    Review quote
    'Glorious detail.' Irish Independent 'Carlos' empathy and unique artistry fills every perfectly framed picture.' Mayo News