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Images of Africa: Creation, negotiation and subversion

Julia Gallagher


This book is about images of Africa; who creates them, how they are manipulated, and what the effects are for African actors and their relationships in the wider world. While the role of image in international politics is taken seriously by practitioners and academics, no one has yet produced a systematic account of the particularly important role it plays in the relationships between Africa and the wider world. This book seeks to do this by focusing on the politics of image and Africa, broadly defined to encompass the way political elites, media organisations and individual writers and artist ... More

Keywords: Image, Africa, Agency, Politics, Media, International Relations

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780719091469
Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2016 DOI:10.7228/manchester/9780719091469.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Julia Gallagher, author
Royal Holloway, University of London