Before They Pass Away

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This is a small format edition of the global bestseller that showcases the last surviving tribal cultures around the world who have managed to preserve their traditional ways & customs within our increasingly globalized world. A must-have for any lover of
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The British photographer’s epic portraits present these dignified inheritors of noble and age-old traditions in a proud spirit and in all their glory—a unique visual experience. This exquisitely photographed showcase for world tribal culture is not only a joy to look at, but also an important historical record. This book reveals the wide variety of human experiences and cultural expressions across the ages— and we’re delighted to have it among our fall offerings.

This historic volume showcases tribal cultures around the world. With globalization, these societies are to be prized for their distinctive lifestyles, art and traditions. They live in close harmony with nature, now a rarity in our modern era. Jimmy Nelson not only presents us with stunning images of customs and artifacts, but also offers insightful portraits of people who are the guardians of a culture that they—and we—hope will be passed on to future generations in all its glory. Nelson’s large-plate field camera captures every intricate detail and fine nuance for posterity. What’s more, this splendid pageantry is set against a vivid backdrop of some of the world’s most pristine landscapes.

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Author: Jimmy Nelson

Publisher: Teneues

Published: Dec 4th, 2015

Hardcover: 304 pages

Measurements: 10 x 1.2 x 12.9 inches