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A Place That Matters YetJohn Gubbins’s MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World

A Place That Matters Yet: John Gubbins’s MuseumAfrica in the Postcolonial World

Sara Byala

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030272
eISBN:
9780226030449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226030449.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

This book unearths the little-known story of Johannesburg’s MuseumAfrica, a South African history museum that embodies one of the most dynamic and fraught stories of colonialism and postcolonialism, ... More

Starring Mandela and CosbyMedia and the End(s) of Apartheid

Starring Mandela and Cosby: Media and the End(s) of Apartheid

Ron Krabill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226451886
eISBN:
9780226451909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451909.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

During the worst years of apartheid, the most popular show on television in South Africa—among both Black and White South Africans—was The Cosby Show. Why did people living under a system built on ... More

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