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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1975 - Political Science - 192 pages
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A pictorial and narrative account of the perpetrators and victims of methyl-mercury poisoning in the fishing and farming town of Minamata, Japan, chronicling the long struggle of the stricken to obtain indemnities from the Chisso Corporation.

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User Review  - PghDragonMan - LibraryThing

If you can read this book, if you can look at the pictures, and not cry, you are not human. Smith documents the slow poisoning of the people of Minamata through methyl mercury, and other compounds ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rachel Willis - Goodreads

I've never really "read" a photographic narrative before. I've seen books of photography, but this is a different type of book than any I've read in the past. Photojournalist W. Eugene Smith went with ... Read full review


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