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    Truth and Lies: Stories from the Truth and Reconcilliation Commission in South Africa (Paperback) By (author) Jillian Edelstein, Introduction by Michael Ignatieff

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    DescriptionThe Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established to investigate more than 30 years of human rights violations under apartheid. Jillian Edelstein returned to her native South Africa to photograph the work of this committee and was present at some of the most important hearings, such as that of Winnie Mandela. Portraits are combined with accounts of the treatment suffered under the former system. The project lasted for the duration of four years and involved photographing the victims and perpetrators of crimes committed under apartheid. A record of the atrocities committed and the fight to win justice.


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    Title
    Truth and Lies
    Subtitle
    Stories from the Truth and Reconcilliation Commission in South Africa
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jillian Edelstein, Introduction by Michael Ignatieff
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 196
    Width: 200 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 838 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781862074460
    ISBN 10: 1862074461
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: HBLW3
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    LC subject heading:
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HFMS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJH, AJCR, JFSL, JFFJ
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: JPVH
    BISAC V2.8: HIS047000
    BIC subject category V2: 1HFMS
    DC21: 968.0650922
    Thema V1.0: JPVH, JBFA, JBSL, NHH, AJF
    Illustrations note
    120 duotone photographs
    Publisher
    GRANTA BOOKS
    Imprint name
    GRANTA BOOKS
    Publication date
    25 October 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jillian Edelstein's photographs have been exhibited at the National Portrait Gallery and the Photographer's Gallery, London; in France at the International Festival, Arles and the International Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan, where she won the Visa d'Or in 1997; and at the Bensusan Museum, Johannesburg. Her portraits have been published in many periodicals including the New York Times Magazine, The Sunday Times Magazine, National Geographic and the New Yorker.