Visual anthropology essential method and theory by Fadwa El Guindi

Cover of: Visual anthropology | Fadwa El Guindi

Published by AltaMira Press in Walnut Creek, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Visual anthropology -- Philosophy,
  • Visual anthropology -- Methodology

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-286) and index.

Book details

StatementFadwa El Guindi.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN347 .E5 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 293 p. :
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23240661M
ISBN 100759103941, 075910395X
LC Control Number2004008217

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