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Images of Africa : creation, negotiation and subversion

Author: Julia Gallagher; Valentin Y Mudimbe
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester Univ. Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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Challenges the widely-held idea that Africans are powerless in the creation of self-image. It explores the ways in which image creation is a process of negotiation entered into by a wide range of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Gallagher; Valentin Y Mudimbe
OCLC Number: 910524833
Description: XV, 203 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Foreword, V. Y. Mudimbe1. Theorising image: a relational approach, Julia Gallagher2. Constructing images of Africa: from troubled pan-African media to sprawling Nollywood, George Ogola3. International news and the image of Africa: new storytellers, new narratives? Mel Bunce4. 'Image management' in east Africa: Uganda, Rwanda, Kenya and their donors, Jonathan Fisher5. Mirrors, mimicry and the spectre of a failed state: how the government of Ethiopia deploys image, Emmanuel Fanta6. Images of a traditional authority: the case of Ker Kwaro Acholi in northern Uganda, Clare Paine7. The war of images in the Ivoirian post-electoral crisis: the role of news and online blogs in constructing political personas, Anne Schumann8. Negotiating narratives of human rights abuses: image management in conflicts in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Georgina Holmes9. Re-imagining Ethiopia: from campaign imagery to contemporary art, Wanja Kimani10. Silent bodies and dissident vernaculars: representations of the body in South African fiction and film, Lizzy AttreeIndex -- .
Responsibility: ed. by Julia Gallagher ; with a foreword by V.Y. Mudimbe.

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