Université de Fribourg

Afrika im Radio : Koloniale Afrikahörbilder in der Schweiz, 1945-1970

Wirth, Felix

(Working Papers Histoire Contemporaine ; 4)

Although most Europeans of the 20th Century had never been to Africa, they have a certain idea of this continent, its landscape and its people. Books, films, newspapers and other forms of coverage – mostly made by male, white Europeans – provided a breeding ground for figurative perceptions of Africa (in German-speaking countries so- called «Afrikabilder»). The western audience experienced...