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Visual Anthropology

Photography as a Research Method
Revised and Expanded Edition
By John CollierMalcolm Collier

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Overview

First published in 1967, Visual Anthropology has become a classic in its field, invaluable not only for anthropologists but for anyone using photography, film, and video to understand human behavior and culture. This completely revised and expanded edition brings the technical information up to date and includes the insights the Colliers have gained from nearly thirty-five additional years of collective teaching and research experience since the first edition.

Contributor Bios
Edward T. Hall is the author of The Silent Language and several other books in the field of cultural communication.
John Collier, Jr., has been photographing since the 1930s and worked in the 1940s for the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information. He teaches at both San Francisco State University and the San Francisco Art Institute and has published widely on photography and anthropology.
Malcolm Collier, a photographer and cinematographer, has worked in visual anthropology for over fifteen years and teaches ethnic studies and visual anthropology at San Francisco State University.