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Negro towns, human zoos

Apartheid. The South African mirror

From the 1870s to the 30s of the 20th century, presentations of ethnic villages proliferated in all European capitals, authentic human zoos in which groups of indigenous people from colonized regions - particularly from Africa - were exhibited as a demonstration of both their physical, racial uniqueness, as of their primitive ways of life. This video was produced by the CCCB for the "Apartheid. The South African Mirror" exhibition with the advice and documentation of Ramon Espelt.

Authors: Ramon Espelt

Related to Apartheid

26 September 2007