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Published by Ashgate in Farnham, Surrey, Burlington, VT .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Photography in anthropology,
  • Photography in ethnology,
  • Photography in historiography,
  • Anthropology -- Technique,
  • Archaeology -- Technique

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Christopher Morton and Elizabeth Edwards.
ContributionsMorton, Christopher A., Edwards, Elizabeth, 1952-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN34.3.P45 P49 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23614069M
ISBN 109780754679097, 9780754698005
LC Control Number2009025447

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