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The Colonial encounter [videorecording] / written and presented by Annie Coombes with Joseph Adande ; producers, G.D. Jayalakshmi, Nick Levinson

Catalog Data

Author:
Coombes, Annie E  Search this
Adandé, Joseph C. E  Search this
Jayalakshmi, G. D  Search this
Levinson, Nick  Search this
Open University  Search this
Subject:
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)  Search this
Physical description:
1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in
Type:
Videorecordings
Exhibitions
Place:
Africa
France
Paris
Date:
1992
C1992
19th century
20th century
Notes:
VHS format.
Originally presented as a episode on the television program Modern art, practices & debates.
"A production for the Open University."
"Production aided by Espace Video Europeen"--Credits.
Summary:
First part of the program looks at the ways in which the culture and history of the French colonies have been represented to the western European audience since the turn of the nineteenth century. It looks at the exhibits of the French colonies of the Paris Exhibition of 1900. The program focuses on the representations of two African colonies, Dahomey and Algeria. The later part of the program considers how forms of ethnographical display and categorization have been developed in the organization of the Rockefeller Collection in the Metropolitan Museum and the Museum of Mankind.
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Art, Colonial  Search this
Art, French  Search this
Documentary films  Search this
Historical films  Search this
Colonies  Search this
Algerians  Search this
Call number:
video 000352
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540513