Lorena Rizzo Ü 2 Read & downloadThis book studies the elationship between photography and history in colonial Southern Africa using a series of encounters
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1920s And Visual Studies Of Whitenessand 1930s visual studies whiteness blackness authored by settler photographers South African dompas photographs from the 1950s and 1960s and aerial photography from the Eastern Cape in the mid twentieth century are examined
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