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Faces of Africa : thirty years of photography

Author: Carol Beckwith; Angela Fisher
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of over two hundred fifty full-color photographs depicting thirty years of traditional African culture, heritage, lifestyles, and customs.
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Pictorial works
Bildband
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Beckwith, Carol, 1945-
Faces of Africa.
Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2004
(OCoLC)891671512
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol Beckwith; Angela Fisher
ISBN: 079226830X 9780792268307
OCLC Number: 55016543
Description: 358 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: On becoming --
Sense of place, strength of being --
Art of seduction --
Joy of being --
Touching --
Inner journeys --
Shaped by the earth, empowered by nature --
Patterns of beauty --
Cradle of creativity --
Rhythm from within --
Pulse of an ancient land --
Capacity to endure --
Wisdom of age --
Returning to the ancestors.
Responsibility: Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher.
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