Bookshelf
| can't find it |

| browse books |
photography
 

| book details |

Maasai

By (author) Carol Beckwith, By (author) Angela Fisher





This title is going to reprint. Please check again soon.


| book description |

The Maasai of Kenya have made their way into the 20th century with their ancient customs and the structure of their society preserved to unusual extent. This is the book that made Carol Beckwith's worldwide reputation as a photographer. Written by the distinguished Maasai scholar Tepilit Ole Saitoti, it documents their living story. It recounts the ancient legends, reveals the songs and prayers and vividly recounts the rites of passage for a Maasai - childhood, initiation, warrior rank and finally elderhood. The daily work of maintaining the herds, beading skirts and building huts and kraals; the warriors' games, dances and flirtations; the elders' quiet moments of contemplation; the feasts and ceremonies are all portrayed here in Carol Beckwith's photographs.

| product details |



Normally shipped | Enquiries only
Publisher | Vintage Publishing
Published date | 19 Sep 1991
Language |
Format | Hardback
Pages | 244
Dimensions | 0 x 0 x 0mm (L x W x H)
Weight | 2000g
ISBN | 978-0-0027-2163-9
Readership Age |
BISAC | photography / collections, catalogs, exhibitions


| other options |


| your trolley |

To view the items in your trolley please sign in.

| sign in |

| specials |

Shadow state: The politics of state capture

Ivor Chipkin
Paperback
176 pages
was: R 280.95
now: R 240.95
Usually delivered in 6-12 days

The 2017 publication of Betrayal of the Promise, the report that detailed the systematic nature of state capture, marked a key moment in South Africa's most recent struggle for democracy.

Lincoln in the Bardo: WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017

George Saunders
Paperback
368 pages
was: R 210.95
now: R 180.95
Available from overseas. Dispatched in aprox 4-8 weeks as local supplier is out of stock


The Summer House

Santa Montefiore
Paperback
464 pages


Enquiries only

Antoinette's world has fallen apart: her husband, the man she has loved for as long as she can remember, has died tragically in an accident.