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In the forest : visual and material worlds of Andamanese history, 1858-2006

Author: Vishvajit Pandya
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2009.
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There are always at least two 'histories' of encounter or contact, as each party would tell the story differently, but where and when is it really the 'first contact' and for whom? This book deploys an analytical framework developed from Semiotics to haveboth sides of the story address each other. It is ethnography of dialogue, emerging from textual representation by outsiders and its relationship to visual response  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pandya, Vishvajit.
In the forest.
Lanham, Md. : University Press of America, ©2009
(OCoLC)256932472
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vishvajit Pandya
ISBN: 9780761842729 0761842721
OCLC Number: 371672686
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 427 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction Part 2 Part I. Visuality Chapter 3 Chapter 2. The Past Imagined In the Dugong Elegies Chapter 4 Chapter 3. The Documentation of the Adamanese: From Photography to Ethnography Part 5 Part II. Materiality Chapter 6 Chapter 4. Things in Time: Carriers of Continuity and Change Chapter 7 Chapter 5. Materiality Mapped Part 8 Part III. History Chapter 9 Chapter 6. Signifying Practices: The "violent" Other Chapter 10 Chapter 7. Images and Imaginations: Modernist Encounters Part 11 Part IV. Conclusion and Beyond Chapter 12 Chapter 8. Towards a Political Economy of Visualized Material Chapter 13 Chapter 9. The Spectre of "hostility"-The Sentinelese Between Text and Image
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This extraordinary book brings long years of ethnographic engagement with the Ongee and the Jarawa, otherwise known as the Andaman Islanders, to render an intimate history of their contact with  Read more...

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