Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method (University of New Mexico Press, 1986; revised and expanded edition) by John Collier, Jr. and Malcolm Collier has become a classic in its field and an invaluable textbook for using photography, film and video to understand human behaviour and culture. Foreword by Edward T. Hall.
As long as cameras have been available, investigators have used them for recording in the natural sciences, but rarely have photographs been used as other than mere illustration. The Colliers present the photograph as a rich source of both quantitative data and qualitative information about human interaction. This book provides reliable research methods from the systematic gathering of data through analysis of photographic records to transfer of insights to ethnographic records.
– John Collier, Jr. and Malcolm Collier, Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method (University of New Mexico Press, 1986; revised and expanded edition), excerpt from the book description
The text is in English. The book is illustrated with black-and-white photographs.
Our copy in stock is an ex-library volume, a bit worn out but still in usable condition. The pages are clean, no markings except for the standard library stamps and markings on the flyleaves. The glueing of the binding is fragile and partly broken. The covers are faded and show clear signs of use.