Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace

In this book the poetic photographs of Mike St Maur Sheil show how nature turns the scars of war magically into flowering landscapes.

Michael St Maur Sheil

29,5 × 30,5 cm
256 pages
approx. 150 photos
English, French, Spanish
Hardcover, bound in linen,
„French Fold“-jacket
ISBN 978-3-903101-07-4
Juni 2016

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Authors

  • Michael St Maur Sheil

    After reading Geography at Oxford University, Michael St Maur Sheil began his career in photo-journalism and a career-long association with [...] more

Awards

  • Logo FEP
  • The Lucie Awards

Details

Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace 14-18 is a photographic odyssey through the lands of the First World War. Travelling from the dust of the Namib deserts to the frozen heights of the Vosges the Michael St Maur Sheil has created a unique collection of images which document how time and nature have transformed these places of horror and killing into landscapes of great beauty and tranquillity…

Reviews

Time Magazine open_in_new

31 March 2017: "These Battlefields Were Devastated in World War I. See What They Look Like Today“

The New York Times open_in_new

14 June 2016: "Strikingly, aerial images revealed the scars of trench lines and craters still clearly visible despite an overlay of bucolic verdancy. Nature, it seemed, had sought to soothe the physical wounds, but, like the landscape sculpted by the erstwhile fortifications, their memory could never be so easily erased."

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Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace 14-18 is a photographic odyssey through the lands of the First World War. Travelling from the dust of the Namib deserts to the frozen heights of the Vosges the Michael St Maur Sheil has created a unique collection of images which document how time and nature have transformed these places of horror and killing into landscapes of great beauty and tranquillity…

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Weight2 kg / 4.41 lbs
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