Faces of Africa by Carol Beckwith

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Following the critically-acclaimed landmark 2-volume African Ceremonies—for which they won a United Nations Award of Excellence—photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher have collaborated once again with Faces of Africa, an unparalleled collection of more than 120 photographs. Drawn from their work over the past thirty years, this book is an inclusive look at the people and cultures from across this broad continent.

With their unique eye for Africa and its inhabitants, Beckwith and Fisher have brought forth a masterpiece in the genre—and a moving, personal tribute to some of the most beautiful people on Earth.
 

About Carol Beckwith

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Carol Beckwith has been cited by United Press International as "foremost among photographers who have recorded the cultures of Africa." She is the author of Masai, Nomads of Niger, and African Ark. Angela Fisher is the author of the internationally acclaimed Africa Adorned, and African Ark, co-authored with Beckwith.
 
Published September 14, 2004 by National Geographic. 252 pages
Genres: History, Arts & Photography, Travel. Non-fiction

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This striking coffee table study offers rare visages of Africa--that vast continent most often examined only through news reports of insurrection, plague and famine.

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