Photography and Anthropology. Christopher Pinney. Reaktion Books, London, pages, with 89 illustrations, 68 colour. Softcover. Buy Photography and Anthropology (Exposures) by Christopher Pinney (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free. In Photography and Anthropology, Christopher Pinney presents a provocative and readable account of the strikingly parallel histories of the two disciplines.
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Walter Benjamin suggested that photography ‘make[s] the difference between technology and magic visible christophsr a thoroughly historical variable,’ and Pinney here explores photography as a divinatory practice. Photography and Anthropology Christopher Pinney.
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Credit offered by NewDay Ltd, over 18s only, subject to status. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. For later anthropologists, this same quality became grounds to critique an imaging practice that failed to capture movement and process. Sent from and sold by Amazon. Description Photography pibney anthropology share strikingly parallel histories. I can t imagine a more vivid blow-up of how the photographic magic of realism mirrors and shadows the anthropological chrlstopher of magic.
This book provides an accessible and succinct exploration of the two practices and the ways in which photography has been made to do anthropological work. Photograhy is the author of Camera Indica: Pierre Loti Richard M. It presents both a history of anthropology’s seduction by photography and the anthropological theory of photography.
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Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. I can’t imagine a more vivid blow-up of how the photographic magic of realism mirrors and shadows the anthropological realism of magic. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Twitter Tweets by ChicagoDistrib. Steven Feld, University of New Mexico. University of Chicago Press: You may anthro;ology this title at these fine bookstores. Showing of 1 reviews. This thoroughly researched book draws upon an intimate knowledge of the history of anthropology, photography and the world’s major anthropological practitioners.
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Early anthropology celebrated photography as a physical record, whose authority and permanence promised an escape from the lack of certainty in speech. The Problem with Anthropology Epilogue: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
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