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The Ethnographer S Eye

Pub Date : 2001-04-30 | Author : Anna Grimshaw | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521774756
ISBN 13 : 9780521774758

Grimshaw sets a new agenda for visual anthropology, attempting to transcend the old division between image and text-based ethnography. She argues for the use of vision as a critica..


The Gift Of The Face

Pub Date : 2014-08-14 | Author : Shamoon Zamir | Publisher : UNC Press Books

ISBN 10 : 9781469611761
ISBN 13 : 1469611767

Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian is the most ambitious photographic and ethnographic record of Native American cultures ever produced. Published between 1907 and 1930 a..


Wondrous Difference

Pub Date : 2002 | Author : Alison Griffiths | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 0231116969
ISBN 13 : 9780231116961

Sugar, pork, beer, corn, cider, scrapple, and hoppin' John all became staples in the diet of colonial America. The ways Americans cultivated and prepared food and the values they a..


Observational Cinema

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Anna Grimshaw | Publisher : Indiana University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780253221582
ISBN 13 : 0253221587

Once hailed as a radical breakthrough in documentary and ethnographic filmmaking, observational cinema has been criticized for a supposedly detached camera that objectifies and deh..


Ethnographic Film

Pub Date : 2009-04-20 | Author : Karl G. Heider | Publisher : University of Texas Press

ISBN 10 : 9780292779396
ISBN 13 : 0292779399

Even before Robert Flaherty released Nanook of the North in 1922, anthropologists were producing films about the lifeways of native peoples for a public audience, as well as for re..


Intimate Migrations

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Deborah A. Boehm | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9780814789858
ISBN 13 : 0814789854

In her research with transnational Mexicans, Deborah A. Boehm has often asked individuals: if there were no barriers to your movement between Mexico and the United States, where wo..


Recasting Anthropological Knowledge

Pub Date : 2011-09-01 | Author : Jeanette Edwards | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139503242
ISBN 13 : 1139503243

This collection of original essays provides an innovative and multifaceted reflection on the impact and inspiration of the scholarship of eminent anthropologist Marilyn Strathern. ..