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September 30 2013

Roland_Barthes, his Grandfather and Côte d'Ivoire

#Roland_Barthes, his Grandfather and Côte d’Ivoire
http://africasacountry.com/roland-barthes-his-grandfather-and-cote-divoire

“He had nothing to say.” That’s how French philosopher Roland Barthes described his grandfather #Louis-Gustave_Binger, the archetypal French colonialist: “Il ne tenait aucun discours”. And yet. Explorer of the Niger Loop, Louis-Gustave Binger was the author of Du Niger au Golfe de Guinée (1891). He was the founder of the Côte d’Ivoire colony and […]

#FILM #HISTORY #MEDIA #Cote_d'Ivoire #Vincent_Meessen #Vita_Nova

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