By Bernth Lindfors
utilizing interval illustrations and texts, Early African Entertainments Abroad illuminates the frame of mind of the era's principally white audiences as they considered wax versions of Africans with tails and watched athletic competitions showcasing hungry cannibals. White spectators have been therefore guaranteed in their racial superiority. And blacks have been made to seem under absolutely human accurately on the time whilst abolitionists have been battling to finish slavery and determine equality.
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