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Description: The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume V: The Twentieth Century, Part 1: The...
An astonishing number of images of black people that circulated widely in the United States and Europe from the middle of the nineteenth century through the twentieth objectified and caricatured them, propagating degrading stereotypes about the supposedly immutable nature of people of African descent. These images made visible deep and widespread anxieties about “racial”...
PublisherHarvard University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.27-40

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