Black Lives 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois at the Paris Exposition
Publisher: Redstone Press, ISBN: 9781942884538, Format: Softcover, 249 x 317mm, 144pp
At the 1900 Paris Exposition the pioneering sociologist and activist W.E.B. Du Bois presented an exhibit representing the progress of African Americans since the abolition of slavery. In striking graphic visualisations and photographs he showed the changing status of a newly emancipated people across America and specifically in Georgia. This beautifully designed book reproduces the photographs alongside the revolutionary graphic works for the first time.It also includes a marvellous essay by two celebrated art historians, Jacqueline Francis and Stephen G. Hall.