Re: photography and anthropology

thomas kavanagh (
Tue, 15 Oct 1996 10:00:35 -0500

See "Reading Photographs" at

Frank Schaap wrote:
> If some people could help me out with the following that would be really
> great.
> I am looking for anthropological books, ethnographic works in particular,
> that use photographs, not merely as illustration, but integrated into its
> approach to the subject. That means that to a certain degree the
> photographs must be essential to the analysis or description of the matter
> at hand. I've been looking around for these kinds of books, but they seem
> hard to find, so any references are highly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Frank Schaap
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> there was a difference. Then I had to explain that a fairy tale was
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> to fancy." (Robert A. Heinlein, Time enough for love)
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