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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


170 pages

8-1/2 x 11 inches

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

Peabody Museum Press


  • From Site to Sight: A Second Look [Ira Jacknis]
    • Historical Contexts
    • Disciplinary Contexts
    • Anthropological Subdisciplines
    • Individual Photographers
    • Photography in and of Museums
    • Photography as Cultural Practice
    • Intermedia Relations and Digital Mediations
    • Looking Forward
    • References Cited
  • Updates to the Thirtieth Anniversary Edition
  • From Site to Sight: The Facsimile
    • Foreword [C. C. Lamberg-Karlovsky]
    • Acknowledgments
    • Introduction
    • From Site to Sight World Map: Historical and Contemporary Culture Areas and Locations Represented by the Photographs
    • 1. Photography in the Service of Anthropology
    • 2. Basic Photographic Processes
    • 3. Nineteenth-Century Visions of the Exotic: Travel and Expeditionary Photography
    • 4. Presenting and Interpreting the Museum Object: The Museum Photographer at Work
    • 5. Biological Anthropology: Evolution from Daguerreotype to Satellite
    • 6. Archaeology: Intermingling of Human Past and Present through the Camera’s Eye
    • 7. Social and Cultural Anthropology: Responses and Responsibility in the Photographic Encounter
    • 8. The Eyes that Look Back at Us
    • Bibliography
  • Photographic Index

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