Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 March 2017

203 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526107428

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Images of Africa

Creation, negotiation and subversion

Julia Gallagher and V. Y. Mudimbe

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Brings together ten early-stage researchers who are all involved in empirical research around the continent and who, together, present a fresh take on an important topic
  • Challenges conventional ideas that images of Africa are only created by Westerners, highlighting both African agency and the relational nature of image creation of the continent
  • Includes a foreword from the eminent philosopher V. Y. Mudimbe, whose seminal work on inventions and ideas of Africa is reflected on and challenged in this collection
  • Provides a fascinating range of disciplinary approaches to 'image' from politics, international relations, media studies, art and literature

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