Photography and Anthropology by Christopher Pinney
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
90 illustrations, 68 in colour
Published by Reaktion Books, April 2011
1 in stock