1st Edition

New Worlds From Fragments
Film, Ethnography, And The Representation Of Northwest Coast Cultures

ISBN 9780367011925
Published April 18, 2019 by Routledge
216 Pages

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Book Description

This book explores the tradition of ethnographic film on the Northwest Coast and its relationship to the ethnography of the area. It points out the complex relationships between particular epistemological positions, aesthetic strategies, and institutional politics.

Table of Contents

1. Preview: "Persistence of Vision" 2. Through a Glass Darkly: Terms and Problems for Analysis 3. Celluloid Savages: Salvage Ethnography and the Narration of Disappearance 4. Totems and the Potlatch People: Absence, Presence, and the Denial of History 5. Remembering: The Narratives of Renewal 6. Wider Angles: Toward a Conclusion

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