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Delia's Tears

Delia's Tears: Race, Science, and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America

Author : Rogers, Molly

In 1850, seven South Carolina slaves were photographed at the request of the famous naturalist Louis Agassiz to provide evidence of the supposed biological inferiority of Africans. This title tells the story of these photographs, the people they depict, and the men who made and used them. It explores the invention and uses of photography.
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  • Author:
  • Rogers, Molly
  • ISBN:
  • 0300115482
  • isbn-13
  • 9780300115482
  • Publisher:
  • Yale University Press
  • Cover:
  • Hardback
  • Pub. Year:
  • 01-05-2010
  • SKU
  • 9780300115482
  • Number of Units
  • 01
  • Pages:
  • 352