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The Ethnographer's Eye: Ways of Seeing in Anthropology

By: Anna Grimshaw

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009449

ISBN: 0521774756

Condition: Brand New


Grimshaw’s exploration of the role of vision within modern anthropology engages with current debates about ocularcentism, investigating the relationship between vision and knowledge in ethnographic enquiry. Using John Berger’s notion of ‘ways of seeing’, the author argues that vision operates differently as a technique and theory of knowledge within the discipline. In the first part of the book she examines contrasting visions at work in the so-called classical British school, reassessing the legacy of Rivers, Malinowski and Radcliffe-Brown through the lens of early modern art and cine... View more info

The Ethnographer's Eye: Ways of Seeing in Anthropology

By: Anna Grimshaw

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 009450

ISBN: 0521773105

Condition: Brand New


Grimshaw’s exploration of the role of vision within modern anthropology engages with current debates about ocularcentism, investigating the relationship between vision and knowledge in ethnographic enquiry. Using John Berger’s notion of ‘ways of seeing’, the author argues that vision operates differently as a technique and theory of knowledge within the discipline. In the first part of the book she examines contrasting visions at work in the so-called classical British school, reassessing the legacy of Rivers, Malinowski and Radcliffe-Brown through the lens of early modern art and cine... View more info