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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It presents both a history of anthropology’s seduction by photography and the anthropological theory of photography. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Christopher Pinney’s provocative and eminently readable account provides a polemical narrative of anthropologists’ antthropology of photography from the s to the present.

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Please try again later. I can’t imagine a more vivid blow-up of how the photographic magic of realism mirrors and shadows the anthropological realism of magic. I needed this book for academic purposes and given the fact that it is a very recent book, I could not believe for what a discounted price could this book be purchased from this seller, much cheaper than the original anthropllogy of the publishing company.

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Photography and anthropology share strikingly parallel histories. In this masterful work, Pinney draws upon his own important monographs. Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Though viewed as modern and rational, this quality of photography in fact propelled anthropologists towards the ‘primitive’ lives of those they studied. Photography and Sport Mike O’Mahony. See our Returns Policy.

Pgotography your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. But throughout anhtropology 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.

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In this christophdr book to teach undergraduates, thoughts of theoreticians and anthropological luminaries are balanced by indigenous voices readers need to hear.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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. Photography and Anthropology reveals how anthropology provides the tools to re-imagine the power and magic of all photographic practices.

For later anthropologists, this same quality became grounds to critique an imaging practice that failed to capture movement and process. But throughout these twists and turns, anthropology as a practice of ‘being there’ has found itself entwined in an intimate engagement with pinndy as metaphor for the collection of evidence. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.