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From Site to Sight

Anthropology, Photography, and the Power of Imagery, Thirtieth Anniversary Edition

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780873658676

Publication Date: 10/16/2017

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170 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

32 color illustrations, 115 halftones, 14 line illustrations, 1 map

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From Site to Sight, which made us understand what was at stake in photographic collections such as that at the Peabody Museum, has touched every subsequent scholar in the field and made new ones. With Ira Jacknis’s new, magisterial overview of research developments since the original publication and exhibition in 1986, this volume is a most welcome return of an old friend, looking as spry as ever.—Elizabeth Edwards, Professor Emeritus of Photographic History, De Montfort University

Bravo on reprinting this groundbreaking publication. I literally wore my copy out. The essay ‘A Second Look’ by Ira Jacknis, one of visual anthropology’s finest scholars, adds significantly to Banta and Hinsley’s work, which brought the study of anthropological photographs to a wide audience and will introduce it to a new generation.—Joanna C. Scherer, Emeritus Anthropologist, Smithsonian Institution

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