Salvador, Brazil: Fundação Pierre Verger, 2002. b/w plates, cat., bio/chron., bibl., b/w pict. boards. OCLC: 52376845. Item #78657
The book presents 200 extraordinary selected shots of a larger collection; amassed over fifty years by master photographer Verger (1902-1996) considered one of the pioneers of ethnological photography. Superb black and white photographs shot during his trips to Africa, Asia and the Americas, portraying the dignified faces and ethnic traditions of different races, native and those transported during the period of the slave trade from Africa. Includes portraits of famous people met, including: Leon Trosky, Diego Rivera, Chang Kay-Chek, Ernest Hemingway, Pere Yacouba. The original edition was published in Paris in 1993, 10 years before the publishing of this bilingual ENGLISH AND PORTUGUESE language version.