Principles of Visual Anthropology

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Principles of
Visual Anthropology

Second edition

edited by

Paul Hockings

Mouton de Gruyter

Berlin • New York 1995

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Foreword vii
  • Table of Contents ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Visual Anthropology in a Discipline of Words 3
  • Ethnographic Filming and the Cinema 11
  • The History of Ethnographic Film 13
  • Feature Films as Cultural Documents 45
  • Mccarty's Law and How to Break It 69
  • Some Recent Approaches to Anthropological Film 77
  • The Camera and Man 79
  • Observational Cinema 99
  • Beyond Observational Cinema 115
  • Idea and Event in Urban Film 133
  • Research Filming of Naturally Occurring Phenomena: Basic Strategies 147
  • Visual Anthropology and the Past 161
  • Ethnographic Film and History 163
  • Reconstructing Cultures on Film 181
  • The Role of Film in Archaeology 193
  • Ethnographic Photography in Anthropological Research 201
  • Our Totemic Ancestors and Crazed Masters 217
  • Resolution on Visual Anthropology 533
  • Note on Filmography 535
  • Biographical Notes 539
  • Index of Film 545
  • Index of Names 548
  • Index of Subjects 554
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