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Author Faris, James C.

Title Navajo and photography : a critical history of the representation of an American people / James C. Faris.

Imprint Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1996.


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Edition 1st ed.
Description xv, 392 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-385) and index.
Contents The gaze of Western Humanism : photography as enterprise : Navajo, photography, anthropology, Navajo history -- The registers of photography of Navajo : method as political critique : valences in the photography of Navajo -- A Historical sketch of nineteenth-century photography of Navajo : the first photographers : photographers, 1870-1900 -- The vanishing race: Edward S. Curtis -- Photography of Navajo to mid-century: saturated fields of visibility : the settling of Tropes: the first two decades : photography of Navajo after 1920 : bureaucrats, postal cards, and color slides -- The endearing Navajo: Laura Gilpin -- Selling Navajo images: contemporary picture books and photographic modernism -- Navajo photographers -- Conclusions.
Subject Navajo Indians -- Pictorial works.
Photography in ethnology -- Southwest, New -- History.
ISBN 0826317251 : $40.00

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