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OP HUMAN ZOOS: THE INVENTION OF THE SAVAGE. Ed. by Pascal Blanchard et al. Musee du quai Branly, Paris, 2011. Published in association with Actes Sud, Arles. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 384 pp. with 505 ills. (304 col.). 28 x 25 cm. ISBN 9782330002619 In English.
This massive, copiously illustrated catalogue traces the history of the exploitation of non-white peoples from Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas in circuses, freak shows, colonial expositions, parades and zoos of the Western world from the 1860s to the 1930s, presenting a diverse selection of documentary photographs, posters, postcards, dioramas, costumes, paintings, prints and other objects that attest to the widespread public dehumanization of so-called "exotics" and "freaks" during the period.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Several Periods — Photography, Several Media
Plans: 73,75
Worldwide Number: 076747
Paperbound Out of Print / No Longer Available.

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