skip to content
Images of Africa : creation, negotiation and subversion Preview this item
ClosePreview this item

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

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...


(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


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.


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data

Primary Entity

<> # Images of Africa : creation, negotiation and subversion
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "910524833" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <> ; # Manchester
    library:placeOfPublication <> ;
    schema:about <> ; # Massenmedien
    schema:about <> ; # Mass media
    schema:about <> ; # Afrikabild
    schema:about <> ; # Africa.
    schema:about <> ; # Öffentliche Meinung
    schema:about <> ; # Public opinion
    schema:about <> ; # Diplomatic relations
    schema:about <> ;
    schema:about <> ; # Internationale Politik
    schema:bookEdition "1. publ." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <> ; # Julia Gallagher
    schema:contributor <> ; # Valentin Y. Mudimbe
    schema:datePublished "2015" ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <> ;
    schema:genre "Aufsatzsammlung" ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Images of Africa : creation, negotiation and subversion" ;
    schema:productID "910524833" ;
    schema:publication <> ;
    schema:publisher <> ; # Manchester Univ. Press
    wdrs:describedby <> ;

Related Entities

<> # Manchester Univ. Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Manchester Univ. Press" ;

<> # Valentin Y. Mudimbe
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1941" ;
    schema:familyName "Mudimbe" ;
    schema:givenName "Valentin Y." ;
    schema:name "Valentin Y. Mudimbe" ;

<> # Africa.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Africa." ;
    schema:name "Africa" ;

<> # Diplomatic relations
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Diplomatic relations" ;

<> # Internationale Politik
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Internationale Politik" ;

<> # Öffentliche Meinung
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Öffentliche Meinung" ;

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.