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Signs of the times
Elizabeth Abel

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Signs of the times
the visual politics of Jim Crow
Elizabeth Abel.

Published 2010 by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Jim Crow's cultural turns
American graffiti : the social life of Jim Crow signs
The signs of race in the language of photography
Cultural memory and the conditions of visibility : the circulation of Jim Crow photographs
Restroom doors and drinking fountains : perspective, mobility, and the fluid grounds of race and gender
The eyeball and the wall : eating, seeing, and the nation
Double take : photography, cinema, and the segregated theater
Upside down and inside out : camera work, spectatorship, and the chronotope of the colored balcony
Remaking racial signs : activism and photography in the theater of the sit-ins
Afterword: Contemporary turns.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
E185.61 .A164 2010

The Physical Object

p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
9780520261174, 9780520261839
LC Control Number
Library Thing


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