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The Resource Where the roads all end : photography and anthropology in the Kalahari, Ilisa Barbash ; foreword by Paul Theroux

Where the roads all end : photography and anthropology in the Kalahari, Ilisa Barbash ; foreword by Paul Theroux

Label
Where the roads all end : photography and anthropology in the Kalahari
Title
Where the roads all end
Title remainder
photography and anthropology in the Kalahari
Statement of responsibility
Ilisa Barbash ; foreword by Paul Theroux
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Where the Roads All End" tells the remarkable story of an American family's eight anthropological expeditions to the remote Kalahari Desert in South-West Africa (Namibia) during the 1950s. Raytheon co-founder Laurence Marshall, his wife Lorna, and children John and Elizabeth recorded the lives of some of the last remaining hunter-gatherers, the so-called Bushmen, in what is now recognized as one of the most important ventures in the anthropology of Africa. Largely self-taught as ethnographers, the family supplemented their research with motion picture film and still photography to create an unparalleled archive that documents the Ju/'hoansi and the /Gwi just as they were being settled by the government onto a "Bushman Preserve." The Marshalls' films and publications popularized a strong counternarrative to existing negative stereotypes of the "Bushman" and revitalized academic studies of these southern African hunter-gatherers. This vivid and multilayered account of a unique family enterprise focuses on 40,000 still photographs in the archives of Harvard's Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Illustrated with over 300 images, "Where the Roads All End" reflects on the enduring ethnographic record established by the Marshalls and the influential pathways they charted in anthropological fieldwork, visual anthropology, ethnographic film, and documentary photography.--
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Provided by publisher
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MH/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barbash, Ilisa
Dewey number
305.896/106881
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT1558.S38
LC item number
B37 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
  • Marshall family
  • San (African people)
  • Ethnological expeditions
  • Ethnology
  • Visual anthropology
  • !Kung (African people)
  • G/wi (African people)
  • Kalahari Desert
Label
Where the roads all end : photography and anthropology in the Kalahari, Ilisa Barbash ; foreword by Paul Theroux
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT946907408
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxx, 274 pages
Isbn
9780873654098
Lccn
2016021067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)
Label
Where the roads all end : photography and anthropology in the Kalahari, Ilisa Barbash ; foreword by Paul Theroux
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT946907408
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxx, 274 pages
Isbn
9780873654098
Lccn
2016021067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color)

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