|aImages and empires :|bvisuality in colonial and postcolonial Africa /|cedited by Paul S. Landau and Deborah D. Kaspin.
|aBerkeley :|bUniversity of California Press,|cc2002.
|axvi, 380 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 337-369) and index.
|aIntroduction: An amazing distance: pictures and people in Africa / Paul S. Landau -- "Our mosquitoes are not so big": images and modernity in Zimbabwe / Timothy Burke -- The sleep of the brave: graves as sites and signs in the colonial eastern Cape / David Bunn -- Tintin and the interruptions of Congolese comics / Nancy Rose Hunt -- Cartooning Nigerian anticolonial nationalism / Tejumola Olaniyan -- Empires of the visual: photography and colonial administration in Africa / Paul S. Landau -- Portraits of modernity: fashioning selves in Dakarois popular photography / Hudita Nura Mustafa -- Mami Wata and Santa Marta: Imag(in)ing selves and others in Africa and the Americas / Henry John Drewal -- "Captured on film": bushmen and the claptrap of performative primitives / Robert J. Gordon -- Decentering the gaze at French colonial exhibitions / Catherine Hodeir -- The politics of bushman representations / Pippas Skotnes -- Omada art at the crossroads of colonialisms / Paula Ben-Amos Girshick -- Bad copies: the colonial aesthetic and the Manjaco-Portuguese encounter / Eric Gable -- Conclusion: Signifying power in Africa / Deborah D. Kaspin.