Human Zoo, Paris - But the point of human zoos – like Paris’s Jardin tropical – wasn’t just to facilitate a meeting of different cultures, it was to justify colonial expansion and cement the idea of European superiority in the minds of the public.
Human-Zoo-or-Negro-Village. A “Negro village” similar to PT Barnum’s exhibition of Joice Heth, an enslaved African-American who was blind and almost completely paralyzed. Barnum lied to the visitors saying she was the nurse of President George Washington.
Formal farewell to Lord Cromer when he left Egypt in 1907, Cromer considered the de facto ruler of Egypt since 1883 and until his resignation from his post as Consul in 1907, is also responsible for many of the crimes committed by the British occupation, the right of the Egyptian people during this period, including an incident Donshway