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A Day in the Life of Africa: Photographed by the World's Leading Photojournalists on One Day (A Day In The Life)

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This epic collection is a one-day digital snapshot of the entire African continent. One hundred top photojournalists, including James Nachtwey and Sebastio Salgado, trek to 53 nations, shooting images from Cairo to the Cape of Good Hope. Photographs ranging from Namibia's San bushmen to the hip Lagos music scene capture a rich tapestry of African life lived on a single day ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 10th 2002 by Tides Foundation (first published 1993)
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Oct 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Very colorful book full of culture, festivities, religions, daily routines and fun all in every day African life! I'm proud to be Nigerian!
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Sep 13, 2013 rated it really liked it
The really cool thing about this book is its breadth -- it doesn't pretend to be a complete look at the continent of Africa, or any country within, but the photographs manage to convey some of the similarities and differences throughout. The Rwandan bush is densely, wetly forested; on the next spread, the Chad bush is dry and dusty. Snowy mountains high up in Morocco; camel-thorn trees in Namibia; incredible stretches of desert in Mauritania.

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Karlin
Sep 24, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Amazing pictures from across the continent - takes me back to Cameroon!
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An incredibly beautiful book. The humanity of the various people and cultures of the African continent is highlighted throughout.
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