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Author Gray, Gordon (Gordon T.)
Title Cinema : a visual anthropology / Gordon Gray
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2010
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN347 .G723 2010    AVAILABLE    30520020730736
Edition English ed
Descript xviii, 167 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Key texts in the anthropology of visual and material culture
Key texts in the anthropology of visual and material culture
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [147]-155) and index
"Cinema: A Visual Anthropology provides a clear and concise summary of the key ideas, debates, and texts of the most important approaches to the study of fiction film from around the world. The book examines ways to address film and film experience beyond the study of the audience. Cross-disciplinary in scope, Cinema uses ideas and approaches both from within and outside of anthropology to further students' knowledge of and interest in fiction film. Including selected, globally based case studies to highlight and exemplify important issues, the book also contains suggested Further Reading for each chapter, for students to expand their learning independently. Exploring fundamental methods and approaches to engage this most interesting and vibrant of media, Cinema will be essential reading for students of anthropology and film"--Provided by publisher
Subject Motion pictures in ethnology
Visual anthropology
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