Picturing a Colonial Past: The African Photographs of Isaac Schapera

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This volume presents for the first time the selected photographs of renowned British anthropologist Isaac Schapera (1905-2003). Taken between 1929 and 1934, largely during his earliest work among the Kgatla peoples of Bechuanaland (now Botswana), the images in this selection reveal an emotional engagement and aesthetic impulse that Schapera seldom expressed in his writings. Covering a broad spectrum of daily activities, they include depictions of everything from pot making, thatching, and cattle herding to village ...

Picturing a Colonial Past: The African Photographs of Isaac Schapera 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226114118

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Picturing a Colonial Past: The African Photographs of Isaac Schapera 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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