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
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0822333430

ISBN-13: 9780822333432

Pub. Date: 06/07/2004

Publisher: Duke University Press Books

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.

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:
06/07/2004
Series:
a John Hope Franklin Center Book
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
1,082,788
Product dimensions:
5.88(w) x 9.14(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsix
Acknowledgmentsxv
Introduction: Photography on the Color Line1
Chapter 1Envisioning Race25
Chapter 2The Art of Scientific Propaganda43
Chapter 3"Families of Undoubted Respectability"77
Chapter 4Spectacles of Whiteness: The Photography of Lynching113
Epilogue: The Archivist in the Archive147
Notes161
Bibliography203
Index217

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