Through a Glass, Darkly
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The book presents photographs taken in what is now northern Tanzania by Lutheran missionaries from Leipzig in the first four decades of the twentieth century. It touches briefly upon certain fields of everyday life (gender, medicine, schools, architecture, other customs) and upon ways in which photographs were used for publicity. Longer chapters deal with the portrayal of missionary children, of music and dance, as well as of landscape. The book is of potential interest to historians of colonial Africa, historians of photography, historians of Christian mission, and people in northern Tanzania.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
The book presents photographs taken in what is now northern Tanzania by Lutheran missionaries from Leipzig in the first four decades of the twentieth century. It touches briefly upon certain fields of everyday life (gender, medicine, schools, architecture, other customs) and upon ways in which photographs were used for publicity. Longer chapters deal with the portrayal of missionary children, of music and dance, as well as of landscape. The book is of potential interest to historians of colonial Africa, historians of photography, historians of Christian mission, and people in northern Tanzania.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Leipziger Universitätsverlag
  • Seitenzahl: 150
  • Erscheinungstermin: Juni 2013
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 282mm x 187mm x 12mm
  • Gewicht: 562g
  • ISBN-13: 9783865837776
  • ISBN-10: 3865837778
  • Artikelnr.: 37986673
Autorenporträt
Adam Jones, geboren 1950 in London, studierte in Oxford, arbeitete als Lehrer in Sierra Leone und promovierte in Birmingham. Er habilitierte sich am Institut für Historische Ethnologie der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main. Seit 1995 ist er Professor für Geschichte und Kultur Afrikas an der Universität Leipzig. Er ist außerdem Herausgeber der Zeitschrift "History in Africa".