Principles of Visual Anthropology


This edition contains 27 articles, written by scholars and filmmakers who are generally acknowledged as the internationalauthorities 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 thefunding problems of film production.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Margaret Mead
  • Emilie De Brigard
  • John H. Weakland
  • M. R. McCarty
  • J. A. Rouch
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 2003


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