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Rethinking Visual Anthropology

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ISBN-10: 0300078544

ISBN-13: 9780300078541

Edition: 1999

Authors: Marcus Banks, Howard Morphy

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This text brings together a collection of essays by leading anthropologists, covering an entire range of visual representation and including discussions on the anthropology of art, the study of landscape, and the history of anthropology.
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 4/10/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Marcus Banks�is professor of visual anthropology at the University of Oxford and the author of�Using Visual Data in Qualitative Research.�

Illustration credits
List of contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction: rethinking visual anthropology
The eye in the door: anthropology, film and the exploration of interior space
Beyond the boundary: a consideration of the expressive in photography and anthropology
First exits from observational realism: narrative experiments in recent ethnographic films
Burlesquing knowledge: Japanese quiz shows and models of knowledge
Balinese on television: representation and response
Computer software as a medium: textuality, orality and sociality in an artificial intelligence research culture
To see or not to see: looking as an object of exchange in the New Guinea Highlands
A body painting in translation
Displacing the visual: of Trobriand axe-blades and ambiguity in cultural practice
Representing the bodies of the Jains
Pine, ponds and pebbles: gardens and visual culture
Collectivity and nationality in the anthropology of art
The visual in anthropology
Index