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Photography and Anthropology by Christopher Pinney

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Photography and anthropology share strikingly parallel histories. Christopher Pinney’s provocative and eminently readable account provides a polemical narrative of anthropologists’ use of photography from the 1840s to the present.

 

Part of the Exposures series. Exposures is a series of books on photography designed to explore the rich history of the medium from thematic perspectives. Each title, written by an authority in the area, presents a striking collection of c. 80 images and an engaging, accessible text that offers intriguing insights into a specific theme or subject.

 

22cm × 19cm

176 pages

Paperback

90 illustrations, 68 in colour

ISBN 9781861898043

Published by Reaktion Books, April 2011

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