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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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Share your thoughts with other customers. Though viewed as modern and rational, this quality of photography in fact propelled anthropologists towards the ‘primitive’ lives of those they studied. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.

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If you are a seller for this product, anthdopology you like to suggest updates through seller support? 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.

Walter Benjamin suggested that photography ‘make[s] the difference between technology and pinnney visible as a thoroughly historical variable,’ and Pinney here explores photography as a divinatory practice.

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Catalogues Download PDF catalogues: The photography part is ok. But throughout these twists and turns, anthropolkgy as a practice of ‘being there’ has found itself entwined in an intimate engagement with photography as metaphor for the collection of evidence. Christopher Pinney’s provocative and eminently readable account provides a polemical narrative of anthropologists’ use of photography from the s to the present.

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Photography and anthropology share strikingly parallel histories. For later anthropologists, this same quality became grounds to critique an imaging practice that failed to capture movement and process. Read more Read less. Early anthropology celebrated photography as a physical record, whose authority and permanence promised an escape from the lack of certainty in speech.

In this masterful work, Pinney draws upon his own important monographs.