David P. Crandall is an Oxford Univeristy trained anthropologist who has lived and worked extensively among the Himba and explored the varied cultural and natural landscapes of southwestern Africa. He teaches in the Department of Anthropology at Brigham Young Univeristy.
."..offers an intimate account of the lives of a small band of
cattle herders, the Himba, who live in northwestern
Namibia....draw[s] readers into a world utterly different from
modern Western life, yet familiar in its everyday
Reference & Research Book News, February 2001