A Day in the Life of Africa

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David Cohen
Tides Foundation, 2002 - Photography - 288 pages
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This epic collection is a one-day digital snapshot of the entire African continent. One hundred of the world's top photojournalists, including James Nachtwey and Sebastiao Salgado, trek to 53 nations shooting 250 striking images from Cairo to the Cape of Good Hope. Photographs ranging from Namibia's San bushmen to the hip Lagos music scene capture a rich tapestry of African life lived on a single day. All publishing profits from the book will be used to fund AIDS education programs in Africa. Foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Introduction by Kofi A. Annan, Secretary-General of the United Nations.

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David Cohen is a British joutnalist who has written for The Independent, The Guardian, and British GQ, as well as The New York Times. In 1997, he was the recipient of a harkness fellowship hosted by Columbia University, which enabled him to write this book. He lives in london with his wife and two daughters.

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