Portraiture And Photography In Africa

July 24, 2013|
Portraiture And Photography In Africa by Elisabeth L. Cameron
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Beautifully illustrated,Portrait Photography in Africaoffers new interpretations of the cultural and historical roles of photography in Africa. Twelve leading scholars look at early photographs, important photographers' studios, the uses of portraiture in the 19th century, and the current passion for portraits in Africa. They review a variety of topics, including what defines a common culture of photography, the social and political implications of changing technologies for portraiture, and the lasting effects of culture on the idea of the person depicted in the photographic image.

Elisabeth L. Cameron is Associate Professor and the Patricia and Rowland Rebele Endowed Chair in the History of Art and Visual Culture, Department of the History of Art and Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Cruz.John Peffer is Associate Professor of Art History at Ramapo College.
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Title:Portraiture And Photography In AfricaFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:468 pages, 9 X 9 X 1.2 inShipping dimensions:468 pages, 9 X 9 X 1.2 inPublished:July 24, 2013Publisher:Indiana University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0253008603

ISBN - 13:9780253008602

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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