Faces of Africa

Faces of Africa

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by Angela Fisher
     
 
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

Overview

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.

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From the Publisher
"I was first riveted by their portraits of African women at a small gallery in London. Their photographs had such a powerful effect that I was driven to leave home and family to come and see it for myself." — Africa News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792268307
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
9.23(w) x 9.27(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

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.

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Guest More than 1 year ago
I thought this was such a lovely and caring treatment of so many beautiful cultures of Africa. I gave it as a gift to a dear friend who had lived in Mali.