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Publication details for Professor Andrea Noble

2004 'Visual Culture and Latin American Studies', The New Centennial Review 4, pp. 219-238

Author(s) from Durham


In a nutshell, this essay seeks to problematize the relatively
recent ascendance of visual culture as an object of study and mode of
scholarship by confronting it with that which it ostensibly erases: its
conceptual anchor in theories and practices of colonialism and


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