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Photography, anthropology, and history [electronic resource] : expanding the frame / edited by Christopher Morton and Elizabeth Edwards.

Contributor(s): Morton, Christopher A | Edwards, Elizabeth, 1952-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 290 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780754698005 (electronic bk.); 0754698009 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Photography in anthropology | Photography in ethnology | Photography in historiography | Anthropology -- Technique | Archaeology -- Technique | POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Cultural Policy | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular CultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Photography, anthropology, and history.DDC classification: 306.4 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Historicizing Visual Anthropology; 1 'Distempered Daubs' and Encyclopaedic World Maps: The Ethnographic Significance of Panoramas and Mappaemundi; 2 Anthropology and the Cinematic Imagination; Part II Institutional Structures; 3 Salvaging Our Past: Photography and Survival; 4 Frozen Poses: Hamat'sa Dioramas, Recursive Representation, and the Making of a Kwakwaka'wakw Icon; Part III Fieldwork; 5 The Initiation of Kamanga: Visuality and Textuality in Evans-Pritchard's Zande Ethnography
Summary: As current research rethinks the relationship between photography and anthropology, this volume will serve as a stimulus to this new phase of research as an essential text and methodological reference point in any course that addresses the relationship between anthropology and visuality.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Notes on Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I Historicizing Visual Anthropology; 1 'Distempered Daubs' and Encyclopaedic World Maps: The Ethnographic Significance of Panoramas and Mappaemundi; 2 Anthropology and the Cinematic Imagination; Part II Institutional Structures; 3 Salvaging Our Past: Photography and Survival; 4 Frozen Poses: Hamat'sa Dioramas, Recursive Representation, and the Making of a Kwakwaka'wakw Icon; Part III Fieldwork; 5 The Initiation of Kamanga: Visuality and Textuality in Evans-Pritchard's Zande Ethnography

As current research rethinks the relationship between photography and anthropology, this volume will serve as a stimulus to this new phase of research as an essential text and methodological reference point in any course that addresses the relationship between anthropology and visuality.

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