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Agitating Images: Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia

Craig Campbell

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681051
eISBN:
9781452948911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681051.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Agitating Images explores the early history of Communist organization among small dispersed groups of indigenous Evenki peoples of Central Siberia. It draws this history into an examination of the ... More


The Wedding Weekend

Cele C. Otnes

in Cinderella Dreams: The Allure of the Lavish Wedding

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520236615
eISBN:
9780520937505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236615.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter studies the mini-rituals that are involved in a wedding. It notes that many outsiders and critics view the mini-rituals of a wedding as very disenchanting, mostly due to the fact that ... More


The Ethnologist’s Jewels

Claude Lévi-Strauss

in We Are All Cannibals: And Other Essays

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780231170680
eISBN:
9780231541268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170680.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

the structure of the world and of the human mind


Spiti: some notes on the practice of documentary photography

Patrick Sutherland

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Patrick Sutherland has been taking photographs in the Spiti desert mountain valley, located high in the Himalayas, for nearly 25 years. What was initially envisioned as a one-off photographic field ... More


Tourist Photography: Prefiguring and Postfiguring the Touristic Experience

Michelle MacCarthy

in Making the Modern Primitive: Cultural Tourism in the Trobriand Islands

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780824855604
eISBN:
9780824872175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824855604.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

In this chapter, the significance of photography is examined, both from the perspectives of tourists and of Trobrianders. I argue that photography is fundamental to the tourism narratives, as an act ... More


Facing Victims: Vision and Visage in the Forensic Exam

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter focuses on a particular legal–medical artifact: the photos of wounds and injuries collected by forensic nurses who work with sexual assault victims. The use of medical expertise in legal ... More


Reenacting the Land of Rites and Etiquette: Between the Virtual and the Material

Kevin Carrico

in Great Han: Race, Nationalism, and Tradition in China Today

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520295490
eISBN:
9780520967687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295490.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

“Reenacting the Land of Rites and Etiquette” develops a close ethnographic analysis of three primary Han Clothing Movement media: ethnic clothing, ritual, and photography. Each is deployed to ... More


Introduction In the Archives of the Cultural Base

Craig Campbell

in Agitating Images: Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681051
eISBN:
9781452948911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681051.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Agitating Images examines this era when the construction of Soviet landscapes began, and it seeks to bring into the account the lives of peoples affected by those structures. While the rest of Russia ... More


The Years Are Like Centuries

Craig Campbell

in Agitating Images: Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681051
eISBN:
9781452948911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681051.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Wherein a nervous history of Soviet culture shaping in central Siberia in the years before the formation of the Evenki National Region on December 10, 1930 is presented amidst photo-fragments. It is ... More


Dangerous Communications

Craig Campbell

in Agitating Images: Photography against History in Indigenous Siberia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681051
eISBN:
9781452948911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681051.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Wherein the everyday as an inimitable and steadily dynamic combination is interrelated elements is used to explore archives, photography, and sovietization in early post-revolutionary central Siberia.


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