People of Kau

People of Kau

by Leni Riefenstahl
     
 

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Leni Riefenstahl, one of the most outstanding film directors and documentary photographers of the 20th century, presents an extraordinary collection of images, accompanied by text, of the now extinct tribe of the Nuba of Kau. The Nuba were a passionate people, whose knife fights, dances of love, and elaborately painted bodies and faces are unequalled by any surviving

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Leni Riefenstahl, one of the most outstanding film directors and documentary photographers of the 20th century, presents an extraordinary collection of images, accompanied by text, of the now extinct tribe of the Nuba of Kau. The Nuba were a passionate people, whose knife fights, dances of love, and elaborately painted bodies and faces are unequalled by any surviving race on earth. Riefenstahl's unforgettable photographic impressions bear final witness to a tribe which was eradicated by the advance of industrial civilization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312169633
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
07/15/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.64(w) x 12.50(h) x 0.76(d)

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