Getty Images has one of the most important photo collections in the world. The fascinating black-and-white and colour photographs in this volume lead observers through 150 years of the history of photo-journalism. Including both everyday life and the grandest events, the ideals and fears of the decades are conveyed through an exciting perspective. The book will captivate you with its varied and striking images: viewers will be touched, shocked, amused or even moved to tears. Individual chapters provide a clear, chronological summary of themes such as Revolutions, Entertainment, the Third Reich or the Role of Women. Commentary in three languages familiarises readers with each topic and points out noteworthy aspects of the photographs. "150 Years of Photo Journalism" is a must for everyone interested in photography and the events of our times.