Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture / Edition 1

Photography on the Color Line: W. E. B. Du Bois, Race, and Visual Culture / Edition 1

by Shawn Michelle Smith
     
 

An exploration of the visual meaning of the color line and racial politics through the analysis of archival photographs collected by W.E.B. Du Bois and exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1900.

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Overview

An exploration of the visual meaning of the color line and racial politics through the analysis of archival photographs collected by W.E.B. Du Bois and exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1900.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822333432
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
07/01/2004
Series:
A John Hope Franklin Center Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : photography on the color line1
Ch. 1Envisioning race25
Ch. 2The art of scientific propaganda43
Ch. 3"Families of undoubted respectability"77
Ch. 4Spectacles of whiteness : the photography of lynching113
Epilogue : the archivist in the archive147

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