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The political press in southern Ghana and southern Nigeria: nationalism, visuality and professionalisation, c. 1937 – 1966

Abstract:

The present study of pictorial journalism in West Africa offers a pioneering analysis of the circulation and interpretation of newspaper photographs published in Ghana and Nigeria, during the period of anticolonial struggle and interparty competition, between 1937 and 1966. More specifically, this thesis examines how journalists and politicians adapted and appropriated newspaper photographs to their needs by captioning, selecting and aligning them with articles. While these images had trav...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Antony's College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
Role:
Supervisor
Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Nuffield College
Role:
Examiner
Department:
Yale University
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Examiner
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) More from this funder
Merit Foundation of German Business (sdw) More from this funder
Max Weber Foundation More from this funder
Oxford Beit Fund More from this funder
St Antony’s College More from this funder
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2019-03-01

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