New Worlds From Fragments: Film, Ethnography, And The Representation Of Northwest Coast Cultures, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

New Worlds From Fragments

Film, Ethnography, And The Representation Of Northwest Coast Cultures, 1st Edition

By Rosalind Morris

Routledge

204 pages

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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General