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Nomads of Niger

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Nomads of Niger

by Beckwith, Carol & Offelen, Marion Van

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First edition. Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1983. Large quarto. 224pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs. Original cloth in vg d/w.
Carol Beckwith, the American photographer, and Marion van Offelen, the Belgian anthropologist, met in 1979 in Kenya. For the next two years they lived with the Wodaabe, learning their language and following their migrations, on foot and by camel, to record their nomadic tradition. This extraordinary book is the first to be published about the Wodaabe of sub-Saharan Africa.

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Paul Haynes Rare Books GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Biblio473
Title
Nomads of Niger
Author
Beckwith, Carol & Offelen, Marion Van
Illustrator
Beckwith, Carol
Book Condition
Used
Quantity Available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harry N. Abrams
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1983
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Photography, Nigeria, Wodaabe, Sub-Saharan Africa, Nomadic traditions
Bookseller catalogs
Travel and Exploration; Art; Pioneering Women; Africa;
Size
Large 4to

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Paul Haynes has been an antiquarian bookseller since 1978. Based in Hay on Wye, he travels worldwide to buy and sell rare and old books. A member of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Paul Haynes Rare Books offers both antiquarian and scarce books in all subjects, with something of a bias towards the owner's passion for Travel and Exploration.

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