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Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula since 1914 (review)

Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula since 1914 (review) 246 the contemporary pacific • 23:1 (2011) The impact of these encounters, Moving Images: John Layard, Field- Mosko argues, was a radical change work and Photography on Malakula in Mekeo and Roro society that was since 1914, by Haidy Geismar and “anything but an easy transition from Anita Herle. Adelaide: Crawford chiefly to colonial hierarchy” (285). House Publishing, in association with Though the approach put forth University of Cambridge Museum of by the essays in this volume is valu- Archaeology and Anthropology, 2009. able, the collection as a whole is not isbn 978-1-86333-319-1, xii + 308 without some problematic points. pages, 240 dual-tone photographs, For example, there is a heavy focus maps, index. Cloth, a$89.95. on Polynesia and Melanesia, with little attention given to the Islands This fine book is an important contri- and Islanders that make up Micro- bution to both the history of anthro- nesia. Further, aside from the work pology and the history of Vanuatu. of Mosko and Bonnemère and Lem- John Layard’s fieldwork, primarily on onnier, the essays tend to shy away Atchin and Vao in Northeast Mala- from the violent nature of many of kula in 1914 and 1915, was contem- the encounters described. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula since 1914 (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 23 (1) – Mar 26, 2011

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Abstract

246 the contemporary pacific • 23:1 (2011) The impact of these encounters, Moving Images: John Layard, Field- Mosko argues, was a radical change work and Photography on Malakula in Mekeo and Roro society that was since 1914, by Haidy Geismar and “anything but an easy transition from Anita Herle. Adelaide: Crawford chiefly to colonial hierarchy” (285). House Publishing, in association with Though the approach put forth University of Cambridge Museum of by the essays in this volume is valu- Archaeology and Anthropology, 2009. able, the collection as a whole is not isbn 978-1-86333-319-1, xii + 308 without some problematic points. pages, 240 dual-tone photographs, For example, there is a heavy focus maps, index. Cloth, a$89.95. on Polynesia and Melanesia, with little attention given to the Islands This fine book is an important contri- and Islanders that make up Micro- bution to both the history of anthro- nesia. Further, aside from the work pology and the history of Vanuatu. of Mosko and Bonnemère and Lem- John Layard’s fieldwork, primarily on onnier, the essays tend to shy away Atchin and Vao in Northeast Mala- from the violent nature of many of kula in 1914 and 1915, was contem- the encounters described.

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The Contemporary PacificUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Mar 26, 2011

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