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Assam The Language of Tea: A familial re-purposing
  Assam, the Language of Tea: A Familial Repurposing, by Colin Cavers, is a postcolonial investigation of his colonial past by revisiting his portrait of tea pluckers project in the context of family history. In doing so, Cavers examines the synergies, antimonies and points of rupture between the personal of the colonial and the vision of the postcolonial.

  • Date:

    03 February 2017

  • Publication Status:


  • Library of Congress:

    TR Photography

  • Dewey Decimal Classification:

    779 Photographs

  • Funders:

    Edinburgh Napier Funded


Cavers, C. (2017). Assam The Language of Tea: A familial re-purposing. In IX Chobi Mela 2017



Post-Colonial, Photography, Archive, Chobi Mela, Dhaka, Assam, Tea, Industry, Family Album,

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