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Pecheurs de Perles صائدو اللؤلؤ

By: Londres, Albert

Language: Arabic


The Pearl Fishers - The 1931 work on the poverty and exploitation of the pearl divers, by Albert Londres (1884-1932), the French journalist and writer, one of the inventors of investigative journalism. Here translated to Arabic.

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By:Londres, Albert
Pages: 165 pp
Publisher:AIRP, Beirut, 2007 Arabic Edition
Dimensions:17 x 24 cm
Topic:History - Pearl Fishing

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The Book is on economic exploitation in the pearl-fishing industry. Londres studied the men who dive in search of pearl oysters, off the Horn of Africa. He observes the misery that afflicts fishermen (blindness, deafness), and the cynicism of brokers and political systems, but also the poetry and dreams of fortune of the Red Sea divers.

Albert Londres (1884 - 1932) was a French journalist and writer. One of the inventors of investigative journalism, he criticized the abuses of colonialism such as forced labour in some of his articles. Albert Londres gave his name to a famous journalism prize for French journalists.

Pecheurs de Perles  صائدو اللؤلؤ

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