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By Langford, James Warren; Langford, James Warren; Langford, Martha; Langford, John W

ISBN-10: 0773538216

ISBN-13: 9780773538214

ISBN-10: 0773590773

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Martha Langford and John Langford study their father's it sounds as if risk free photographic adventure, revealing the complexity of either the photographs and their author. An clever and private examine the ways in which the old and the non-public are represented and remembered, a chilly warfare vacationer and His digital camera phases the relatives slide exhibit as you have got by no means noticeable it before.

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Our Cold War tourist would otherwise not be there to take them. Second, the slide show presentation of the images – one after the other, projected on a screen – is not at all like the fixed combination of image and text offered by National Geographic. A slide show is fluid, durational, and improvisational, in the sense that its performance invites participation from the audience. A single image, filling the screen, is immersive and therefore potentially memorable, though, like speech, the experience is evanescent.

From Lajes Field, the group headed off to Rabat for a two-day recovery. The real business of the tour was slated to begin in Nigeria, followed by Kenya and the United Arab Republic, or Egypt, as it was more commonly known. What did Africa represent to a visiting Canadian public servant at this point in time? The course syndicate studying “Black Africa” was instructed to focus on African nationalism, colonial policies, white settler populations, and the degree of Communist penetration. ”8 The briefings and business on the ground were all about the challenges of cementing loyalties to Western values and economic interests in an ostensibly post-colonial setting.

It was quick: they were on the ground for less than four hours and took no meals. But the visitors all The North American Tour 43 Figure 13 Fort Churchill, Manitoba, January 1963 44 received impressive certificates signed by the chief of the Federal Electric Corporation dew Line Project (fig. 14), “Dewliners, Explorers, Uranium Prospectors, Transients and Roustabouts” thereby welcoming “Mr. W. ” The certificate exhorts “Sourdoughs, Eskimos, Cheechakos, and Igloo Dwellers” to share their hospitality.

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