African Ceremonies; 2 Volume Table Book Set [ Roxanne Anjou Closet ]
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**A Great Additional Discount Is Available!!---Click on my Name Above ( "Listed by...") to learn about my Multi-Sale Discount Offer in my Closet Profile** This impressive and amazing double volume set, African Ceremonies, is a 10-year pan-African field project documenting ancient and African rituals and rites of passage from birth to death across the continent. It is a stunning and profound landmark work portraying in vivid color, 93 ceremonies from 26 countries; including initiations, courtship and marriage, royal coronations, including the silver jubilee of an Ashanti king, healing practices, religions including voodoo rituals and death and the journey to the afterworld, including fantasy coffins. This volume set also won the United Nations Award for Excellence for its "vision and understanding of the role of cultural traditions in the pursuit of world peace". Angela Fisher and Carol Beckwith, the authors and photographers have also been twice honored with the Annisfield-Wolf Book Award in race relations for "outstanding contributions to the understanding of cultural diversity and prejudice", the Royal Geographical Society of London's Cherry Kearton Medal for their "contribution to the photographic recording of African ethnography and ritual", and most recently the Lifetime Achievement Award from WINGS WorldQuest honouring the accomplishments of visionary women. They are a must for world travelers and explorers, or those who dare to dream of one day doing so. Respectively 360 and 384 pages; each page is immaculate and in pristine condition.
10.5"L x 14.5"H x 3"W
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