The African presence : representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness. (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The African presence : representations of Africa in the construction of Britishness.

Author: Graham Harrison
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book considers the ways that representations of Africa have contributed to the changing nature of British national identity. Using interviews, photo archives, media coverage, advertisements, and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Harrison
ISBN: 9780719088858 0719088852
OCLC Number: 949161572
Contents: 1. Representing Africa2. Putting images into (e)motion: representing Africa through suffering3. Africa-Britain a short history 4. Africa campaigning in framing: from abolition to 'Make Poverty History' 5. Africa and the search for Britishness 6. Britishness and the search for Africa 7. Representing Africa through the commodity 8. The Year of Africa 9. Concluding thoughts Bibliography Index -- .

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'This book is an essential reading for anybody interested in the topics of the relation between Africa and Britain, African sovereignty, racism and post colonialism.'Juliana da Penha, Independent Read more...

 
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