(PDF/EPUB) [Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa] by Lorena Rizzo


Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa

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This book studies the elationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa using a series of encounters with Southern African photographic archives to eflect photography as a distinct historical formThrough use of private and public archives images produced African itinerant photographers white settlers and colonial state institutions this book explores the elationship between photography and history in colonial Southern itinerant photographers white settlers and colonial state institutions this book explores the elationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Late nineteenth century Cape Colonial prison albums. Police photographs from German Southwest Africa African studio portraits identity documents travel permits and passports the 1920s and 1930s visual studies of whiteness and blackness Authored Settler Photographers by settler photographers African dompas photographs from the 1950s and 1960s and aerial photography from the Eastern Cape in the mid twentieth century
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examined to the ways in which photographic images cut across conventional institutional boundaries and complicate igid distinctions between the.
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Private and the public the political and the aesthetic the colonial and the vernacular or the subject and the object Photography and History in Colonial Southern Africa argues that ather than understanding photographs as a means of preserving and The Organization Man recreating the past in the present we can value them for how they evoke at once the need for and the of historicaleconstructionThis book will be Of Interest Students Scholars Of interest to students and scholars of photographic history visual media and African studie.