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Where the Roads All End

Photography and Anthropology in the Kalahari

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$39.95 • £31.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780873654098

Publication Date: 05/29/2017


302 pages

7-1/2 x 10 inches

119 color illustrations, 118 halftones, 2 maps

Peabody Museum Press


A most attractive and aesthetically pleasing work of art and of scholarship. It is so well written that one can almost smell the smoke from the campfire and hear Lorna [Marshall] speak.—Robert Gordon, author of The Bushman Myth

Ilisa Barbash has written a meticulously researched and illuminating book, setting out the historical, anthropological, and visual contexts for the Marshalls’ famous expeditions to the Kalahari and giving us a nuanced understanding of both their pioneering work and the San communities they recorded. This is an essential book for anyone interested in the visual representation of southern Africa’s peoples and the history of visual anthropology more generally.—Christopher Morton, Curator of Photography and Manuscript Collections, Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

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