Results 1 – 21 of 21 El Sha o la desmesura del poder. Kapuscinski, Ryszard. Published by Anagrama . (). ISBN / ISBN Ryszard Kapuściński was a Polish journalist, photographer, poet and author. He received many . In he edited and translated from the Spanish El diario del Che en Bolivia, the final literary bequest of Che Guevara. Kapuściński analyzed. Results 1 – 30 of Ryszard Kapuscinski. 01 Feb Paperback. US$ US$ Save US $ Add to basket · El Sha O La Desmesura del Poder.

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Africa, a Mosaic of Mystery and Sorrow”. Just as Mahmoud is real or imagined the photos and the cassette are too. Archived from the original on September 20, No, as far as Kaupscinski could detect, it was the preconceived impression that carried so much of the traditionally biased views of the “Orientals,” of Islamic world, developed by the West since the 18th century.

Jun 22, Hakan T rated it really liked it. Instead, it is more like a general retelling, a big canvas that looks at the macro order and forgets the power of details.

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Iran, Islamic Republic of Persia. Archived from the original on January 27, CS1 Polish-language sources pl All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from April Articles with permanently dead external links CS1 errors: Archived from the original on October 6, Even for someone like me who didn’t learn much the writer’s wit and narrative strength kapuscins,i me along, and beyond informing you, it makes you feel and experience the revolutionary Iran.


Ho scoperto un grande giornalista e scrittore.

In answer to such criticisms it has been argued that The Emperor is not meant to be about Ethiopia at all, that it is an allegory of Communist power in Poland, or of autocratic regimes in general. From his vantage point at the break-up of kapuscjnski old regime, Kapuscinski gives us a compelling history of conspiracy, repression, fanatacism, and revolution.

He came back to Poland by the Trans-Siberian Railway. In those two, the author collected his impressions of decades of long visits as a reporter — in the first case, portraying the complex mosaic of African nations and peoples and, in the second, something similar but related to the nationalities that had integrated the crumbling Soviet Union He said there were inaccuracies in the story, for example, that Mengistu ‘s generals did not escape justice and that the ‘academics’ among them were few and far in between.

After this experience he wrote Imperium.

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Los Angeles Times wrote: Well, I believe the principle of revenge is not specific of the Iranians — it is universal in fact. He saw encountering the Other as the main challenge for the twenty-first century.

I really like nonfiction and in many ways I do prefer it — even if a nonfiction book’s not that great, when I’m done at least I’ve learned something, whereas reading a crappy novel usually just feels like wasted time. It lacks the very concrete “human” element. The author saw the Shah as so isolated, greedy and repressive that his downfall was assured once an inevitable trigger was pulled. Actually, I am neither Arabic nor Iranian, neither Jew nor Nazi —I am a Westerner— but my first reaction whenever I felt I had been unnecessarily attacked was strike back.

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Archived from sh original on July 22, Sono indispensabili altri due elementi: While Thompson was rightfully investigating the hardly veiled seedy underbelly of the American story, Kapuscinski was personally soaking in, on location, 27 revolutions in various third world countries. I cannot imagine that much cruelty, strangulation, suffocation and dictatorship in those days. He describes the dream of Muhammad-Reza Pahlavi and demonstrates its flaws He was vocal denouncing manipulations and ignorace of big media.

Lists with This Book. He was celebrated by other practitioners of the genre.

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Kapuscinski’s writings on Africa are great, perhaps because he was able to keep a somewhat fresher mind? Journalism, Ethics and the Worlded. Poland’s Giant of Reportage is Dead”. In true Polish fashion he writes short stories, brief passages in easy-to-glean chapters.

This was his first foreign trip. Philip Melling, Fundamentalism in America: Apr 10, Jessica rated it really liked it Shelves: