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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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For later anthropologists, this same quality became grounds to critique an imaging practice that failed to capture movement and process. On the Materiality of Images Material Cultures.

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For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: Showing of 1 reviews. Early anthropology celebrated photography as anthropoloby physical record, whose authority and permanence promised an escape from the lack of certainty in speech. Walter Benjamin suggested that photography ‘make[s] the difference between technology and magic visible as a thoroughly historical variable,’ and Pinney here explores photography as a divinatory practice.

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But throughout these twists and turns, anthropology as a practice of ‘being there’ has found itself entwined in an intimate engagement with photography as metaphor for the collection of evidence. See our Returns Policy.

Walter Benjamin suggested that photography ‘make[s] the difference between technology and magic visible as a thoroughly historical variable,’ and Pinney here explores photography as a divinatory practice. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books chrostopher kids, photography lovers and more.

But later anthropologists faulted photography for failing to capture movement and process. Images of a Counterscience One: One person found this helpful. Visit our Help Pages. I can’t imagine a more vivid blow-up of how the photographic magic of realism mirrors and shadows the anthropological realism of magic. Phogography Tweets by ChicagoDistrib.

Photography and Anthropology

Add both to Basket. Early anthropology celebrated photography as a physical record, whose authority and permanence promised an escape from the lack of certainty in speech. Though viewed as modern and rational, this quality of photography in fact propelled anthropologists towards the ‘primitive’ lives of those they studied.

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Christopher Pinney’s provocative and eminently readable account provides a polemical narrative of anthropologists’ use of photography from the snd to the present.

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In this excellent book to teach undergraduates, thoughts of theoreticians and anthropological luminaries are balanced by indigenous voices readers need to hear. Special offers photographt product promotions Also check our best rated Photography Book reviews.

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