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Sightings of the Sacred : Cattle in Uganda, Madagascar and India (Hardcover)

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The renowned South African photographerDaniel Naudé's moving studies of cattlein cultures where they are consideredsacred offer unique insight into the lives ofthe people, the animals, and the spiritualpractices that have remained unchangedfor thousands of years. For the past two years Daniel Naudé has focused onphotographing cattle in societies where these animals arevenerated. This beautiful book presents images from parts ofUganda, Madagascar, and India where these animals representa culture's most profound beliefs. Naudé photographs hissubjects with the same respect any photographer would lendtoward humans. Richly colored and exquisitely composed, theseportraits capture the animals' presence and the landscapes theyinhabit while also telling us much about cosmology, ancestorworship, culture, and the tradition of spiritual practices thathave evolved over the ages. Like the best photographers,Naudé achieves this all within a single photographic frame.
Number of Pages: 140.0
Genre: Photography
Sub-Genre: Subjects + Themes / Plants + Animals
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 51225318
UPC: 9783791382203
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-9889

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