Stuart Isett

 

Contemporary Photographers

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“A city deemed so culturally significant that US military planners during World War II decided not to bomb it for fear of an international outcry. American bombers, however, could never have been as effective as Japan’s ‘concrete state’ - an alliance of construction companies, developers, gangsters and corrupt politicians that have continued to relentlessly smother Japan in cement.”
Stuart Isett about Kyotoland, now also available Democratic Books.
(updated entry)