Principles of Visual Anthropology

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Paul Hockings
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 581 pages
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This edition contains 27 articles, written by scholars and filmmakers who are generally acknowledged as the international authorities in the field, and a new preface by the editor. The book covers ethnographic filming and its relations to the cinema and television; applications of filming to anthropological research, the uses of still photography, archives, and videotape; subdisciplinary applications in ethnography, archeology, bio-anthropology, museology and ethnohistory; and overcoming the funding problems of film production.

 

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Contents

Ethnographic Filming and the Cinema
11
Some Recent Approaches to Anthropological Film
77
Visual Anthropology and the Past
161
Some Specialized Uses of Film and Videotape
233
The Presentation of Anthropological Information
361
The Future of Visual Anthropology
479
Backmatter
531
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About the author (2003)

Paul Hockings is Professor (emeritus) of Anthroplogy at the University of Illinois-Chicago, USA.

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