These books are extraordinarily beautiful and offer images of a rich array of African homes -- traditional, contemporary and intermingled. The photography is excellent and offers images of architecture, art, landscapes and lives. Highly recommended.
Countries featured: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, and Togo.
The photographer: Deidi von Schaewen, who has lived in Paris for thirty years, is a contributor to a range of international periodicals and a film-maker, and has published numerous books. Her publications with TASCHEN include Indian Interiors, Fantasy Worlds, and Gardens of Provence.
For Inside Africa, she made fifteen journeys in the space of four years, visiting twenty African countries.