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DJ is not clipped, now in loose protective plastic overwrap. 223 pp. "No book on the Samburu has previously been published which combines such meticulous and hitherto unrecorded accounts of fascinating customs and ceremonies with such exceptional illustrations." - From Wilfred Thesiger's introduction. HEAVY BOOK (1.9kG) POSTAGE TO BE QUOTED. (14-TA-W-6C) Size: Quarto. N° de ref. de la librería 120048
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Reseña del editor: Just north of the equator, where the Great Rift Valley provides some of the most spectacular scenery in Kenya, lies an inhospitable land that is home to the proud, semi?nomadic Samburu tribe. Their culture revolves around cattle, which give a man status in the community and allow him to procure a wife from a good family. Like their more famous relatives, the Maasai, the Samburu have withstood efforts to impose an alien culture upon them and continue to live as they always have done. When Samburu was first published over a decade ago, Wilfred Thesiger wrote: ?No other book about the Samburu?combines meticulous?accounts of fascinating customs and ceremonies with such exceptional illustrations.? Nigel Pavitt?s books include Turkana, Kenya: The First Explorers, and Africa?s Great Rift Valley.
Editorial: Kyle Cathie Limited, London
Año de publicación: 1991
Encuadernación: Cloth & Board
Condición del libro: Very Good
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Good +
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