Imaging the Arctic

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Imaging the Arctic

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Photographers have been bringing images of the Arctic to a fascinated public since the nineteenth century. Imaging the Arctic is the first general account of the photography of the indigenous peoples of the North American Arctic. Bringing together Native and non-Native photographers, archivists, and anthropologists, this volume explores both the aesthetics and the content of Arctic photographs. Issues about the power and meaning of photographs are addressed from a number of different perspectives: the history and technology of the medium, gender, various genres, the links between photography, film, and the arts, and the contrasting approaches of Native and non-Native and personal and official photographers.

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Imaging the Arctic is the first general account of the photography of the indigenous peoples of the North American Arctic.

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J.C.H. King is Assistant Keeper of Ethnography at the British Museum with special responsibility for the North American Collections. Henrietta Lidchi is the Thaw Special Assistant of Ethnography at the British Museum, working with the North American Collections.

Other contributors include William Barr, Karen Brewster, Hugh Brody, Jim Burant, Edmund Carpenter, Robert I. Christopher, Dorothy Harley Eber, Ann Christine Eck, William W. Fitzhugh, Peter Geller, Nelson H.H. Graburn, Stephen Hendric, Bill Hess, Simmconic Keenainak, Inge Kleivan, Molly Lee, Stephen Loring, Alan Rudolph Marcus, Eileen Norbert, Zebedee Nungak, George Quviq Qulaut, Pamela Stern, William C. Sturtevant, Douglas Wamsley, Donny White, Nicholas Witman, Kesler E. Woodward, and Chris B. Wooley.

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