Images and Empires

Images and Empires

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This volume considers the meaning and power of images in African history and culture. It assembles a wide-ranging collection of essays dealing with specific visual forms, including monuments cinema, cartoons, domestic and professional photography, body art, world fairs, and museum exhibits.Perhaps no Lasekan cartoon better represents the unnaturalness of colonial rule than the one whose title is, most ... That the African colonial man is forced into a role of the African woman is, to the nationalist, a lamentable feminization ofanbsp;...

Title:Images and Empires
Author:Paul Stuart Landau, Deborah D. Kaspin
Publisher:Univ of California Press - 2002


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