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Last Of The Dictionary Men: Stories from the South Shields Yemeni Sailors

ISBN: 9781908531407
Publisher: Gilgamesh Publishing
Publication Date: 2014-12-02
Number of pages: 76
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A history of the British-Yemeni community through the eyes of the last surviving first-generation sailors. These extraordinary portraits are by renowned photographer Youssef Nabil whose distinctive hand-colored gelatin silver prints have been celebrated in several key photography exhibitions.

This engaging and highly visual book traces the history of the British-Yemeni community through the stories of the fourteen surviving seamen from this first generation, known as the "Dictionary Men."

Tina Gharavi is an Iranian/American/British/New Zealand filmmaker and screenwriter known for making innovative cross-platform films about outsiders, outcasts, and marginalized people in extraordinary situations. Her work has been nominated for a BAFTA.

Youssef Nabil is an Egyptian photographer currently living and working in New York.

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