Brazza In The Congo

by Idanna Pucci

Brazza In The Congo

  • ISBN-13: 9781884167942
  • Author(s): Idanna Pucci
  • Editor(s): Idanna Pucci
  • Subject: Photography & photographs
  • Publisher: Umbrage Editions
  • Imprint: Umbrage Editions
  • Publication Date: 05-03-2009
  • Format: h/b

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The first-ever consideration of the great African explorer by Africans, focussing on the story of his visionary humanism. Brazza rejected the racism of his age and embraced the African people with respect and equality, signing a treaty with the leader of the ancient Bateke tribe, whose influence spanned over 725,000 square miles. Richly illustrated with 200 b/w and colour photographs, drawings and paintings, the collection accompanies a major exhibition that has already toured to Rome and New York. Edited by Idianna Pucci, a direct descendent of Brazza.
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The first-ever consideration of the great African explorer by Africans, focussing on the story of his visionary humanism. Brazza rejected the racism of his age and embraced the African people with respect and equality, signing a treaty with the leader of the ancient Bateke tribe, whose influence spanned over 725,000 square miles. Richly illustrated with 200 b/w and colour photographs, drawings and paintings, the collection accompanies a major exhibition that has already toured to Rome and New York. Edited by Idianna Pucci, a direct descendent of Brazza.