The Image Of The Black In Western Art, Volume IV: From The American Revolution To World War I, Part 2: Black Models And White Myths: New Edition

Author: David Bindman, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Karen C. C. Da
Publisher: Belknap Press Of Harvard University Press
Keywords: american, revolution, volume, black, western, image
Pages: 384
Published: 2012-05-07
Language: English
Category: History & Criticism, Arts & Photography,
ISBN-10: 0674052609     ISBN-13: 9780674052604
Binding: Hardcover (New Edition)
List Price: 95.00 USD
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Black Models and White Myths examines the racial assumptions behind representations of Africans that emphasized the contrast between “civilization” and “savagery” and the development of so-called scientific and ethnographic racism. These works often depicted Africans’ allegedly natural behavior as a counterpoint to inhibited European conduct.

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