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Feeling the Spirit: Searching the World for the People of Africa

Higgins, Chester

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ISBN 10: 0553095560 / ISBN 13: 9780553095562
Published by Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Bantam Dell Pub Group, 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A fine and tight hardcover copy in a fine and tight dustjacket/brodart covered, First Edition. A SIGNED/INSCRIBED COPY BY CHESTER HIGGINS JR. A couple of mild chips to the corner folds. Otherwise, this is a nice clean and bright copy. = We ship all books with Delivery Confirmation. = We have been selling Used Books for over 27 years. Bookseller Inventory # 001992A

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Title: Feeling the Spirit: Searching the World for ...

Publisher: Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Bantam Dell Pub Group

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition.

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"We are Africans not because we are born in Africa, but because Africa is born in us. Look  around you and behold us in our greatness.  Greatness is an African possibility; you can make it  yours. " -- Chester Higgins Jr.

In  Feeling the Spirit, Chester Higgins Jr.  tells the story of a people -- by capturing the fierce  dignity, enduring traditions and empowering  spirituality that live in all men and women of African  descent throughout the world. Higgins' odyssey of  discovery has spanned three decades and led him  across boundaries of geography, nationality, and  culture. In these pages Higgins combines 220 tri-tone  black-and-white images with his own evocative  prose to share the findings of his journey. From  reclaiming a long-misrepresented history, to providing  a rare, intimate look at sacred rituals passed  down through the centuries, to exploring the simple  yet profound significance of water in daily life,  Chester Higgins Jr. presents a glorious evocation  of the African personality as it thrives not just in Africa, but in all parts of the world.

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