Thursday, 12 October 2017

Race and the White Elephant War of 1884

quote [ Feuding impresarios, a white-but-not-white-enough elephant, and racist ads for soap โ€” Ross Bullen on how a bizarre episode in circus history became an unlikely forum for discussing 19th-century theories of race, and inadvertently laid bare the ideological constructions at their heart. ]

With tiny eyes, and great big trunk
[SFW] [history] [+2]
[by ScoobySnacks@2:23amGMT]

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bbqkink said @ 3:14am GMT on 12th Oct
+1 for turning me on to the homepage of this site.
R1Xhard said @ 4:44pm GMT on 14th Oct
Your name suggest a pinchant for extendable tongs and hot grill marks, but a tease as well.

Interesting article but you are right who can turn away from Public Domain. {Not Mickey}

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