Natural Fashion

Author: Hans Silvester
Publisher: Hubsta Ltd
ISBN: UCSD:31822036301562
Size: 16.10 MB
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The scene of tribal conflicts and guerrilla incursions, Ethiopia's Omo Valley is also home to fascinating rites and traditions that have survived for thousands of years. The nomadic people who inhabit the valley share a gift for body painting and elaborate adornments borrowed from nature, and Hans Silvester has captured the results in a series of photographs made over the course of numerous trips.

Natural Fashion

Author: Hans Silvester
ISBN: IND:30000122412749
Size: 16.88 MB
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Dramatic photographs of the nomads of Ethiopia's Omo Valley illuminate their use of elaborate body painting and nature-inspired adornments, in a volume that offers insight into how the Omo spontaneously adapt their body ornaments to emulate natural-world changes.

A Window On Africa

Author: Hans Silvester
ISBN: 050051562X
Size: 20.99 MB
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Showcases the diverse population now living in a newly formed Ethiopian village through portraits of its citizens through a house's red window.

Faces Of Africa

Author: Carol Beckwith
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426204248
Size: 18.84 MB
Format: PDF
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Presents a selection of full-color photographs from across Africa, covering topics including sense of place, the joy of being, inner journeys, patterns of beauty, rhythm from within, and capacity to endure.


Author: Richard Dowden
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 9781846273148
Size: 10.69 MB
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Richard Dowden has written, after thrity-five years on the continent, a memoiristic history of its peoples' experiences in the wake of the European withdrawal and the superpowers' arrival. He has been present at each of the continent's major crises and writes illuminatingly about them, but he is as passionate about the warmth, wisdom and joy he has encountered in peacetime, and the diversity of habits, attitudes and purposes to which he has been Britain's best witness. His book is a benchmark publication on this most misunderstood and mishandled of continents.

New African Fashion

Author: Helen Jennings
Publisher: Prestel Pub
ISBN: 3791345796
Size: 12.90 MB
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Presents a history of African fashion; discusses its influence on global trends; and highlights notable designers, models, and photographers.

Living Africa

Author: Bloom Steve
ISBN: 0500514526
Size: 18.20 MB
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This magnificent photographic survey is a personal tour through the length and breadth of Africa by one of the worlds leading nature and wildlife photographers. Steve Bloom achieves here a truly breathtaking intimacy not only with the continents extraordinary animal life and natural environment but also with its diverse peoples. His remit is staggeringly comprehensive: landscapes from desert to jungle, wildlife from insect to great game, and human life from remote tribal village to teeming metropolis. In a series of essays, Bloom combines vivid personal experience with a passionate articulation of the challenges faced by Africas people and environment in the 21st century. Everywhere is apparent his deep affection and affinity for the continent where he grew up, and to which he has felt compelled to return throughout his life. This luxury boxed gift edition of Living Africa features a limited edition Leopard print.