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Endnotes and Bibliography: Video Essay and AfterImages


1 John Berger, Ways of Seeing (London: Penguin, 1977), 10. 

2 For more information on the concept of salvage ethnography, see the work of Jacob Gruber, who is credited with coining the term, as well as Fatimah Tobing Rony for a more recent discussion. 

3 Ibid, 11. 


Berger, John. Ways of Seeing. London: Penguin, 1977. 

Brilliant, Richard. Portraiture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1991. 

Freeland, Cynthia. Portraits and Persons: A Philosophical Inquiry. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2010.

Gidley, Mick. Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, Incorporated. Cambridge: 
Cambridge UP, 1998. 

Gifford, Barry, ed. The Portable Curtis: Selected Writings of Edward S. Curtis. Berkeley: Creative 
Arts, 1976. 

Gruber, Jacob. "Ethnographic Salvage and the Shaping of Anthropology." American 
Anthropologist, New Series 72, no. 6 (Dec 1970): 1289-1299. 

Hacking, Juliet, ed. Photography: The Whole Story. London: Quintessence, 2012. 

Pointon, Marcia. Portrayal: And the Search for Identity. London: Reaktion, 2013. 

Rony, Fatimah Tobing. The Third Eye: Race, Cinema, and Ethnographic Spectacle. Durham, NC: 
Duke UP, 1996. 

Wells, Liz, ed. The Photography Reader. New York: Routledge, 2008. 

West, Shearer. Portraiture. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2004. 

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