Picture Book of the Week: Magnun Revolution - 65 Years of Fighting for Freedom

A celebration of global revolutions by Magnum photographers.

New Statesman
A funeral procession for assassinated studen leaders in Jinotepe, Nicaragua, 1981 (PHOTO: Susan Meiselas courtesy of Magnum)

The above photograph, by Susan Meiselas, is taken from Magnum Revolution: 65 Years of Fighting for Freedom by Jon Lee Anderson and Paul Watson (Prestel, £35). Meiselas, who is American, joined the Magnum Photos agency in 1976 and has worked as a freelance photographer ever since.

This book celebrates the documenting of global revolutions by Magnum photographers, from the anti-Soviet uprising in Hungary in 1956 to the mass demonstrations of the Arab spring.