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The Cinema of John Marshall

Author: John Marshall; Jay Ruby
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Harwood Academic Publishers, ©1993.
Series: Visual anthropology (Series), v. 3.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cinema of John Marshall explores the life and art of the pioneering ethnographic filmmaker. Its centerpiece is an autobiographical essay in which Marshall assesses his forty-year involvement with the San peoples (Bushmen) of South Africa and his films, from the 1957 award winning "The Hunters" to his current work in progress, "Death by Myth." The book weaves together the political economy of San dispossession,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: John Marshall; John Marshall, anthropologist.; John Marshall
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Marshall; Jay Ruby
ISBN: 3718605570 9783718605576 3718605589 9783718605583
OCLC Number: 26398339
Description: 282 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: John Marshall --
Filming and Learning: Introduction --
Death by Myth --
Going to Nyae Nyae --
Learning to Film --
Water, History and What to Shoot --
Change and Slots --
Learning from Film --
Carolyn Anderson and Thomas W. Benson --
Put Down the Camera and Pick Up the Shovel: An Interview with John Marshall --
Sue Marshall Cabezas --
Photographic Essay of the Early Expeditions (1951-1958) to Study the Ju/'hoansi of Nyae Nyae --
Nancie L. Gonzalez --
An Argument about Film --
Claire Ritchie --
Death by Myth: Ethnographic Film and the Development Struggle --
Megan Biesele --
The Future of the Bushmen's Past: Developing People and Pictures --
John Bishop --
Hot Footage/Cold Storage: The Marshall Ju/'hoan Bushman Archive --
Sue Marshall Cabezas --
Filmography of the Works of John Marshall from 1951 to 1991.
Series Title: Visual anthropology (Series), v. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Jay Ruby.
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Explores the life and art of the ethnographic film maker, John Marshall. Included is an autobiographical essay in which Marshall assesses his 40-year involvement with the San peoples of South Africa,  Read more...

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