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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Reaktion Books 1 April Language: Please try again later. Review quote ‘A anthopology synthesis of his twenty years of explorations into the parallel histories of anthropology and photography, Chris Pinney’s intellectual archeologies of image, observation, and evidence are at once deeply historical, deeply contemporary, deeply critical, and deeply provocative.
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Photography and Egypt Maria Golia. 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. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. It presents both a history of anthropology’s seduction by photography and the anthropological theory of photography.
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It presents both a history of anthropology’s seduction by photography and the anthropological theory of photography. Cultural and Social Anthropology Art: Photography and Anthropology reveals how anthropology provides the tools to re-imagine the power and magic of all photographic practices. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Buy the selected items together This item: Photography and anthropology share strikingly parallel histories.
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In this masterful work, Pinney draws upon his own important monographs to present an engagingly idiosyncratic selection of cases and anecdotes from around the world and across literatures. Photography and Archaeology Frederick N.
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 pknney studied.