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Robert Capa : Photographs
by Henri Cartier-Bresson, et al
Hardcover - 191 pages (October 1996)
Aperture; ISBN: 0893816752

Robert Capa: The Definitive Collection
by Richard Whelan
Book Description This is the first book to reproduce the definitive set of 937 rarely seen and classic images of Robert Capa, one of the most influential documentary photographers of the twentieth century. 

Robert Capa (1913-54), one of the greatest photographers of the twentieth century and a founding member of Magnum photographic agency, had the mind of a passionate and committed journalist and the eye of an artist. His lifework, consisting of more than 70,000 negative frames, constitutes an unparalleled documentation of a crucial 22-year period (1932-54) encompassing some of the most catastrophic and dramatic events of the last century. This book represents the most definitive selection of Capa's work ever published, 937 photographs meticulously selected by his brother, Cornell Capa (himself a noted Life photographer), and his biographer, Richard Whelan. 

The photographs, arranged in chronological order as stories and accompanied by brief commentaries, reveal the dramatic shifts in location and subject matter that Capa experienced from day to day--- from war-torn Israel to Pablo Picasso on a sunny beach in France and from Ernest Hemingway carousing in London to Capa's historic images of the Allied landing on Omaha Beach in Normandy in 1944.
Hardcover: 571 pages ; Dimensions (in inches): 2.18 x 10.18 x 10.16
Publisher: Phaidon Press Inc.; (October 2001)
ISBN: 071484067X

Blood and Champagne: The Life and Times of Robert Capa
by Alex Kershaw
"It does seem to me that Capa has proved beyond all doubt that the camera need not be a cold mechanical device," John Steinbeck wrote of photojournalist Robert Capa in a quote that launches this well-written, exhaustively researched biography. "Like the pen, it is as good as the man who uses it. It can be the extension of mind and heart." That’s quite a compliment coming from an author like Steinbeck, but then Capa won the respect and friendship of some of the brightest talents of his generation; other admirers and poker buddies included Ernest Hemingway and John Huston, and among his many loves was actress Ingrid Bergman. Capa won fame slogging through the blood and grime to capture vivid images of five different wars, from the Spanish Civil War (where he wasn't above staging some of his photographs), through the landings at Omaha Beach on D-Day (which he chronicled for Life magazine as the only journalist to wade ashore with the first wave of G.I.s), to the early days of the Vietnam conflict (where he was killed in action at the age of 41 while covering the French army, soon to be replaced with disastrous results by the Americans). Born a Hungarian Jew named André Friedmann, another great writer, John Hersey, famously dubbed the swarthy chain-smoking photographer "the Man Who Invented Himself," and author Alex Kershaw contends that one of his greatest achievements was the legend that he created for himself. A California journalist who contributes to The Guardian and The Sunday Times Magazine, among others, Kershaw brings Capa and his times to life with bright, vivid writing and telling anecdotes, using a fascinating personal odyssey to put the man's professional accomplishments in perspective. "Capa was the first photographer to make photojournalism appear glamorous and sexy," he writes. Of course, that distinction and all others take a back seat to the photos themselves, and this book’s only shortcoming is that it does not include any examples of the great man’s work.--Jim DeRogatis -
Hardcover: 304 pages 
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books; (July 2003) 
ISBN: 0312315643

Heart of Spain : Robert Capa's Photographs of the Spanish Civil War
by Robert Capa (Photographer), et al
Publisher's Note:
Robert Capa first gained recognition for the images he made during the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). This volume is the first to be devoted entirely to the finest of these images. In 1936, the move by Generalissimo Franco and an alliance of Monarchists and Fascists to overthrow the Spanish government mobilized anti-Fascist forces from around the world. Like many others outside Spain, Capa felt he had a responsibility to support the anti-Fascist cause, and drew worldwide attention to the fight through his photographs. Capa personalized the struggle of the Spanish loyalists, illuminated the strength and courage of the soldiers who carried on against insufferable odds; and galvanized compassion for the innocent and injured. John Steinbeck praised Capa for his ability to "show the horror of a whole people in the face of a child". His iconic photograph of a Spanish loyalist, which shocked the world with its intimacy and drama, epitomizes the power and sensitivity of his accomplishment.
(Hardcover - March 1999)
See also Spanish Civil War

A Russian Journal
by John Steinbeck, Robert Capa
Postwar Russia, 1948 - an illuminating view of the aftermath of war and the recovery of the Russian people by two of America's greatest journalists. Db.
Listed under Russian History

Slightly Out of Focus (Modern Library War)
by Robert Capa, et al
(Paperback - June 2001)

Robert Capa (Photo Library Series)
by Jean Lacouture, Abigail Pollak
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Robert Capa : A Biography
by Richard Whelan
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Children of War, Children of Peace
by Cornell Capa, et al
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Robert Capa, 1913-1954 (Icp Library of Photographers ; V. 1)
by Robert Capa
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Les Grandes photos de la guerre d'Espagne
by Robert Capa
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Fotografâias de Robert Capa sobre la Guerra Civil espaänola : colecciâon del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores
by Robert Capa
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China vista por Abbas, Eve Arnold, Bruno Barbey, Walter Boschart, Renâe Burri, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson ... : Sala de Exposiciones del Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, septiembre-noviembre 1990
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Der spanische Soldat, oder, Finden und Erfinden : Frankfurter Poetik-Vorlesungen
by Peter Hèartling
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by Robert Capa
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