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Flickering shadows : cinema and identity in colonial Zimbabwe

Author: James McDonald Burns
Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, 2002
Series: Ohio University research in international studies., Africa series ;, 77
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every European power in Africa made motion pictures for its subjects, but no state invested as heavily in these films, and expected as much from them, as the British colony of Southern Rhodesia.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James McDonald Burns
ISBN: 0896802248 9780896802247
OCLC Number: 473410466
Description: xxviii, 278 s. : illustrations
Contents: Af indholdet: S.1-36: Cinema and censorship in southern Rhodesia, 1914-1940. --
S.37-59: Watching Africans watch films: Therorizing film literacy in British Africa. --
S.60-105: The central African film unit: Films for Africans, 1948-1963. --
S.106-149: Monitoring African film audiences in the central African federation, 1948-1963. --
S.150-187: Postwar censorship in the Rhodesian federation, 1948-1963
Series Title: Ohio University research in international studies., Africa series ;, 77
Responsibility: James McDonald Burns

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"Burns has assembled an impressive amount of evidence - visual, written and verbal...This is an informative work which offers a model for historically informed scholarship on African film." -- Read more...

 
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