Black and White in Colour: African History on Screen

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Black and White in Colour considers how the African past has been represented in a wide range of historical films. Written by an eminent team of scholars, the volume provides extensive coverage of both place and time and deals with issues that have been prominent in the written history of Africa. This collection of essays is a highly original and useful contribution to African historiography, as well as a significant addition to the growing body of work within the emerging sub-discipline of film and history . It will appeal to readers and scholars interested in African history, in film and history , and in film studies.

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The editors, Vivian Bickford-Smith and Richard Mendelsohn, are both professors in the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town, where they have pioneered teaching and research in film and history

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An essential text for discussions of the representations of history in film. (It) provides an essentially groundbreaking interdisciplinary text on African history and film. AFRICAN AFFAIRS A significant contribution to the study of both African history and film studies. ...A most informative study, covering a wide spectrum of filmmakers and histories, and poised to remain the most comprehensive work on the subject for a long time. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORICAL STUDIES There is a great deal of historical and cinematic information to be had in every chapter of the volume. This is a wonderful volume and deserves to be used, not only read. AFRICAN STUDIES REVIEW Will be invaluable for teachers of African history courses who want to make use of film. INTERNATIONAL HISTORY REVIEW

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