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The Hulton Getty Picture Collection: 1950's (Images of the 20th Century)

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Hundreds of great b&w photos from the 1950's.
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Published by Barnes and Noble (first published 1996)
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Sep 23, 2008 CD rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
One period in history where still photography may note have changed the world, but perhaps the last for memories that will have been best captured in this format.

History, culture, stars, and popular pastimes are strikingly on display for this great decade in human history leading from remnants of World War II to the bright new promise of the modern world.

Several striking images worth burning into the collective conscious to remind us all of where we've been and to not repeat those scenes. Momen
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Arpad Okay
Apr 09, 2008 Arpad Okay rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: photo geeks
Shelves: geek
What an awesome format, what an awesome collection. I see these at half price books and used bookstores all the time. Fantastic!
Petra Eggs
This series of small, thick bricks of books is entirely photographic. You get the flavour of the times without the waffle!
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Feb 20, 2014 Okan Ergul rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Günümüzde çok üstünde durulmayan bir onyıl hakkında görsel açıdan fikir edinmek için güzel bir kaynak.
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the 50s in pictures interesting.
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