Minamata: The Story Of The Poisoning Of A City, And Of The People Who Chose To Carry The Burden Of Courage.
- Publish Date: 1975-05-11
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: W. Eugene Smith;Aileen M. Smith
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One of the high points of 20th-century photojournalism: the Smith's documented the effects of mercury--discharged by a Chisso factory into the town's water and food supply--on the population and the Japanese government and Chisso's attempt to hide those effects. Photographs by W. Eugene Smith; text by Aileen M. Smith. 192 pages; over 100 b&w photos; 9.5 x 11.75 inches.