Anthropology: Visual Anthropology

  • The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean: The Art of Travel book cover

    The Mobility of People and Things in the Early Modern Mediterranean

    The Art of Travel, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elisabeth A. Fraser

    For centuries artists, diplomats, and merchants served as cultural intermediaries in the Mediterranean. Stationed in port cities and other entrepôts of the Mediterranean, these go-betweens forged intercultural connections even as they negotiated and sometimes promoted cultural misunderstandings.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art History

  • Aerial Imagination in Cuba: Stories from Above the Rooftops book cover

    Aerial Imagination in Cuba

    Stories from Above the Rooftops, 1st Edition

    By Alexandrine Boudreault-Fournier

    Aerial Imagination in Cuba is a visual, ethnographic, sensorial, and poetic engagement with how Cubans imagine the sky as a medium that allows things to circulate. What do wi-fi antennas, cactuses, pigeons, lottery, and congas have in common? This book offers a series of illustrated ethno-fictional…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Anthropology

  • Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam book cover

    Race, Anthropology, and Politics in the Work of Wifredo Lam

    1st Edition

    By Claude Cernuschi

    This book reinterprets Wifredo Lam’s work with particular attention to its political implications, focusing on how these implications emerge from the artist’s critical engagement with 20th-century anthropology. Field work conducted in Cuba, including the witnessing of actual Afro-Cuban religious…

    Hardback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Art and Race

  • Video Ethnography book cover

    Video Ethnography

    1st Edition

    By David Redmon

    Video Ethnography provides a thought-provoking, guided framework to ethnographic filmmaking. It examines how this kind of filmmaking can be a means of approximating, mediating and evoking lived experience. Functioning as a kind of sensory extension of the videographer, video ethnography arises…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge

  • Object-Oriented Cartography: Maps as Things book cover

    Object-Oriented Cartography

    Maps as Things, 1st Edition

    By Tania Rossetto

    Object-Oriented Cartography provides an innovative perspective on the changing nature of maps and cartographic study. Through a renewed theoretical reading of contemporary cartography, this book acknowledges the shifted interest from cartographic representation to mapping practice and proposes an…

    Hardback – 2019-05-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art: Materials, Power and Manipulation book cover

    The Agency of Things in Medieval and Early Modern Art

    Materials, Power and Manipulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Grażyna Jurkowlaniec, Ika Matyjaszkiewicz, Zuzanna Sarnecka

    This volume explores the late medieval and early modern periods from the perspective of objects. While the agency of things has been studied in anthropology and archaeology, it is an innovative approach for art historical investigations. Each contributor takes as a point of departure active things:…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Internet Video Culture in China: YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between book cover

    Internet Video Culture in China

    YouTube, Youku, and the Space in Between, 1st Edition

    By Marc L Moskowitz

    Examining Internet culture in the People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and the US, this book analyzes videos which entertain both English and Chinese-speaking viewers to gain a better understanding of cultural similarities and differences. Each of the chapters in the volume studies…

    Hardback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary China Series

  • Image Testimonies: Witnessing in Times of Social Media book cover

    Image Testimonies

    Witnessing in Times of Social Media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerstin Schankweiler, Verena Straub, Tobias Wendl

    Recent political conflicts signal an increased proliferation of image testimonies shared widely via social media. Although witnessing with and through images is not a phenomenon of the internet era, contemporary digital image practices and politics have significantly intensified the affective…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Affective Societies

  • Architecture and Anthropology book cover

    Architecture and Anthropology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adam Jasper

    Both architecture and anthropology emerged as autonomous theoretical disciplines in the 18th-century enlightenment. Throughout the 19th century, the fields shared a common icon—the primitive hut—and a common concern with both routine needs and ceremonial behaviours. Both could lay strong claims to…

    Hardback – 2018-11-13
    Routledge

  • Sociology of Crisis: Visualising Urban Austerity book cover

    Sociology of Crisis

    Visualising Urban Austerity, 1st Edition

    By Myrto Tsilimpounidi

    The global financial crisis has demonstrated the impact and implications of late capitalism and its bedfellow, globalisation. In the European context, crisis is seen as a threat to the stability of the region, rather than a local or national concern. Post-2008, crisis is social and political,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Photography in and out of Africa: Iterations with Difference book cover

    Photography in and out of Africa

    Iterations with Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kylie Thomas, Louise Green

    This book offers a range of perspectives on photography in Africa, bringing research on South African photography into conversation with work from several other places on the continent, including Angola, the DRC, Kenya, Mali, Morocco, Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Eritrea. The collection engages with the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-04
    Routledge

  • Chinese Entertainment book cover

    Chinese Entertainment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kwok-Bun Chan

    Scholarly studies of Chinese culture, history and society, both within and outside of China, generally pay little attention to leisure, entertainment and amusement, though it has long been known that this aspect of life gives a deep understanding of the psyche and soul, and the hopes and fears, of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

3Series in Visual Anthropology

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