09 Apr 2020

Category: Pictorial

Arts & Photography

South of the Yangtze 

Chinese civilization first developed 5,000 years ago in North China along the middle and lower reaches of the Yellow River. And the Yellow River remained the center of Chinese civilization for the next 4,000 years. Then a thousand years ago, this changed. A thousand years…

Americas

Oxford 

In the early 1800s, a wooded hilltop in southwestern Ohio became the site for Miami University and the town of Oxford. Miami was named for the area’s Native American inhabitants and Oxford for the university town in England. By mid-century, Oxford was a well-established academic…

Arts & Photography

The Philippines: A Visual Journey 

This beautifully photographed travel pictorial captures the people, art, architecture, food and landscapes of the Philippines. The Philippine Archipelago with its 7,100 islands is culturally diverse and unique in Southeast Asia, and renowned for the splendor of its coastal beaches and terraced mountains. Seventy million…

Arts & Photography

Passage to Afghanistan 

In 2001, the Taliban approved Peter Bussian’s request to photograph Afghanistan, asking him to “show the world the true Afghanistan,” and for the past fifteen years, he’s followed through on his promise to do so. In total, Bussian has spent nearly four years on the…

Arts & Photography

Passage to Israel 

“Israel is a beautiful country. You wouldn’t know that from watching the evening news, but in Passage to Israel you will experience Israel’s gorgeous natural beauty and its stunning architecture, both ancient and modern.” —William Meyers, photography critic, Wall Street Journal Bursting with lush, vibrant…

Americas

A Nutshell History of North Carolina 

From its dubious beginnings as a pirate-filled colony to a popular tourist destination, North Carolina has an amazingly colorful history. Author and illustrator Ben Fortson presents that history in the form of off-the-wall anecdotes, poignant insights and sublimely silly illustrations. Take a hilarious look at…

Arts & Photography

More Yorkshire in Photographs 

The amazing county of Yorkshire offers some of the most diverse and rich landscapes, seasides and cityscapes in the British Isles. Limestone interlaces with sweeping and rolling fells, and dramatic peaks rise from its plains. Photographer Dave Zdanowicz has captured its essence from the coast…