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Film as ethnography / edited by Peter I. Crawford and David Turton.

By: Crawford, Peter Ian
Contributor(s): Turton, David | Royal Anthropological Institute. International Festival of Ethnographic Film (2: 1990: Manchester) | Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology
Language: English Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1992.Description: xii, 322p. : ill. ; 23.5cm.ISBN: 0719036836
Contents:
Contents: 1, Authority, representation and anthropological knowledge. Anthropological visions / K. Hastrup; The lexical space of eye-spy / C. Pinney; Admissable evidence? / P. Loizos; Film as discourse / P.I. Crawford; 2, Image, audience and aesthetics. Complicities of style / D. MacDougall; The aesthetics of ambiguity / D. Vaughan; Which films are the ethnographic films? / Marcus Banks; Who constructs anthropological knowledge? / W. Martinez; 3, Politics, ethics and indigenous imagery. Anthropological transparency / J. C. Faris; Visual imperialism and the export of prejudice / K. Kuchnast; The ethics of ethnographic film-making / T. Asch; Myths, racism and opportunism: film and TV representations of the San / K.G. Tomaselli; Picturing culture through indigenous imagery / R. Chalfen; Representation by the other: Indonesian cultural documentation / F. Hughes-Freeland; 4, Television and new technologies. Anthropology in broadcasting / A. Singer; Television narrative and ethnographic film / Terence Wright; Anthropology on television: what next? / D. Turton; Hypermedia in ethnography / G. Seaman, Homer Williams; The potentials of videodisc in visual anthropology / A. Macfarlane.
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Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves HAE [CRA-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L59794

Published in association with the Granada Centre for Visual Anthropology, University of Manchester. "The essays were originally prepared for a conference held in Manchester in 1990 as part of the Royal Anthropological Institute's 2nd International Festival of Ethnographic Film".

Includes references.

Contents: 1, Authority, representation and anthropological knowledge. Anthropological visions / K. Hastrup; The lexical space of eye-spy / C. Pinney; Admissable evidence? / P. Loizos; Film as discourse / P.I. Crawford; 2, Image, audience and aesthetics. Complicities of style / D. MacDougall; The aesthetics of ambiguity / D. Vaughan; Which films are the ethnographic films? / Marcus Banks; Who constructs anthropological knowledge? / W. Martinez; 3, Politics, ethics and indigenous imagery. Anthropological transparency / J. C. Faris; Visual imperialism and the export of prejudice / K. Kuchnast; The ethics of ethnographic film-making / T. Asch; Myths, racism and opportunism: film and TV representations of the San / K.G. Tomaselli; Picturing culture through indigenous imagery / R. Chalfen; Representation by the other: Indonesian cultural documentation / F. Hughes-Freeland; 4, Television and new technologies. Anthropology in broadcasting / A. Singer; Television narrative and ethnographic film / Terence Wright; Anthropology on television: what next? / D. Turton; Hypermedia in ethnography / G. Seaman, Homer Williams; The potentials of videodisc in visual anthropology / A. Macfarlane.