K. Suolinna, C. a. Hällström and T. Lahtinen: Portraying Morocco. Edward Westermarck's Fieldwork and Photographs 1898-1913

The library of Åbo Akademi (the Swedish language university of Åbo, Finland) holds a collection of over a thousand photographs taken by the pioneer sociologist or anthropologist Edward (Edvard) Westermarck who repeatedly visited Morocco, spending several years there in total. The photographs have be...

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Published in:Marburg Journal of Religion (Band 6)
Main Author: Pye, Michael
Format: Journal Articles
Language:English
Published: 2001
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Summary:The library of Åbo Akademi (the Swedish language university of Åbo, Finland) holds a collection of over a thousand photographs taken by the pioneer sociologist or anthropologist Edward (Edvard) Westermarck who repeatedly visited Morocco, spending several years there in total. The photographs have been restored, copied and digitalized for research and are here presented in selection in the context of interpretative essays by the editors of the volume. Many fascinating insights are revealed into the style of Westermarck's researches in the field and into the Moroccan culture of the time. For the specialist in the study of religions there are two points of particular interest.
DOI:https://doi.org/10.17192/mjr.2001.6.3746