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Africa in the American Imagination - a book by Magee, Carol

Africa in the American Imagination

Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Culture

Africa in the American Imagination( )
Author: Magee, Carol
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

In the American world, the presence of African culture is sometimes fully embodied and sometimes leaves only a trace. Africa in the American Imagination: Popular Culture, Racialized Identities, and African Visual Culture explores this presence, examining Mattel's world of Barbie, the 1996 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, and Disney World, each of which repackages African visual culture for consumers. Because these cultural icons permeate American life, they represent...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Popular Culture
Philosophy / General
History / United States / General
Social Science / Sociology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.59 Inches
Book Weight:0.84 Pounds

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