Africa: Continent of Contrasts

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New Holland Publishers, Limited, 2005 - Travel - 296 pages
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Africa: Continent of Contrasts describes and depicts the natural, cultural, architectural and historical wealth of the African continent, in particular the varied wildlife, geographical landmarks, scenery, indigenous people and many noteworthy aspects of local culture and ceremonies. The book is divided into four main regions: North, West, East and Southern Africa, offering detailed information and rich visual impressions of each.

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Philip Briggs is a travel writer and tour guide who specializes in East and Southern Africa. He was born in Britain and raised in South Africa; he has written many travel guides and other books on the African continent. He also has written for many naturalist magazines.

Martin Harvey worked for the National Parks Board in Zimbabwe and Natal Parks Board in South Africa before eventually becoming a professional wildlife photographer. Based in South Africa, he has photographed wildlife in over 38 countries around the world, from the Arctic regions of North America to the deserts of Australia.

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