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NollywoodThe Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Nollywood: The Creation of Nigerian Film Genres

Jonathan Haynes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226387819
eISBN:
9780226388007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226388007.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, African Studies

Nigeria’s Nollywood is among the world’s largest film industries and is the most powerful expression of contemporary African culture. This book provides an overview of the industry and its history ... More

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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