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Author Name    Nederveen Pieterse, Jan

Title   WHITE ON BLACK : IMAGES OF AFRICA AND BLACKS IN WESTERN POPULAR CULTURE

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New in As New dust jacket

Publisher   New Haven Yale University Press 1992

ISBN Number    0300050208 / 9780300050202

Seller ID   9162

New WITH the Dustjacket. Jacket may have a slight rub or crease. Review : "White on Black is a compelling visual history of the development of Western stereotypes of black people over the last two hundred years. Its purpose is to show the pervasiveness of prejudice against blacks in Europe and America as expressed in stock-in-trade racist imagery and caricature. Reproducing a wide range of powerful illustrations - from engravings and lithographs to advertisements, chocolate wrappers, biscuit tins, dolls, posters and comic strips - the book exposes the hidden assumptions of even those who view themselves as unprejudiced." "Jan Nederveen Pieterse sets Western images of Africa and blacks in a chronological framework, analysing representations from medieval times, from the colonial period with its explorers, settlers and missionaries, from the eras of slavery and abolition, and from the present day. He examines the persistence of stereotypical images in the multicultural societies of the twentieth century, and in

Price = 24.95 USD


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