Suggested Reading



There are many resources available to you for further investigation of Benedicte Wrensted: An Idaho Photographer in Focus. This selected bibliography lists books which you may find useful in learning more about the photographer, the Shoshone tribe, visual anthropology and the photographic medium.

Reference articles, books

Banta, Melissa and Curtis Hinsley. From Site to Sight: Anthropology, Photography and the Power of Imagery. Cambridge, MA: Peabody Museum Press, 1986.

Berkhofer, Robert F. The White Man's Indian. New York: Vintage Books, 1978.

Brimlow, George Francis. The Bannock Indian War of 1878. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1938.

Carter, Alden R. The Shoshoni. New York: Franklin Watts, 1989.

Collier, John Jr. and Malcolm Collier. Visual Anthropology: Photography as a Research Method. Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1986.

Edward, Elizabeth. Anthropology and Photography 1860-1920. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1992.

Fleming, Paula Richardson and Judith Luskey. The North American Indians in Early Photographs. New York: Barnes & Noble, Inc., 1986.

Fradin, Dennis B. The Shoshone. Chicago: Children's Press, 1988.

Freund, Gisele. Photography and Society. Boston: David R. Godine, 1980.

Gittens, H. Leigh. Pocatello Portrait: The Early Years, 1878 to 1928. Moscow, ID: The University Press of Idaho, 1983.

Gover, Jane. The Positive Image: Women Photographers in Turn of the Century America. Albany NY: State University of New York Press, 1988.

Green, Rayna. Repatriating Images: Indians and Photography. Pocatello, ID: Special Double Issue of Rendezvous: Idaho State University Journal of Arts and Letters, vol. 28, nos. 1-2 (Fall/Spring 1992/1993) 151-160.

Hart, Arthur A. Camera Eye on Idaho: Pioneer Photography 1863-1913. Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1990.

Liljebald, Sven. The Idaho Indians in Transition: 1805-1960. Pocatello, ID: Idaho State University Museum, 1972.

______. The Oral Traditions of the Shoshoni and Bannock Indians of Idaho. Rendezvous: Idaho State University Journal of Arts and Letters, vol. 6, no. 1 (Spring 1971) 1-11.

Lippard, Lucy. Partial Recall: Photographs of Native North Americans. New York: The New Press, 1992.

Lyman, Christopher M. The Vanishing Race and Other Illusions: Photography of Indians by Edward S. Curtis. New York: Pantheon, 1982.

Madsen, Brigham D. Chief Pocatello, the White Plume. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1986.

Masayesva, Victor and Erin Younger, eds. Hopi Photographers, Hopi Images. With a Forward by William Jenkins. Tucson: Sun Tracks and University of Arizona Press, 1983.

Merkley, Anne. Cultural Contrast and Material Change: The Wrensted-Garvey Photographs of Northern Shoshone and Bannock Indians. M. A. thesis, Idaho State University. 1994.

Merkley, Anne. Cultural Contrast and Material Change: The Wrensted-Garvey Photographs of Northern Shoshone and Bannock Indians. Pocatello, ID: Special Double Issue of Rendezvous: Idaho State University Journal of Arts and Letters, vol. 28, nos. 1-2 (Fall/Spring 1992/1993) 71-104.

Murphy, Robert F. and Yolanda Murphy. Northern Shoshone and Bannock. In Handbook of North American Indians, Vol. 11, edited by Warren d'Azevedo, 284-307. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1986.

Newall, Beaumont. The History of Photography: From 1839 to the present. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1982.

Palmquist, Peter E. Women Photographers and the American Indian. Pocatello, ID: Special Double Issue of Rendezvous: Idaho State University Journal of Arts and Letters, vol. 28, nos. 1-2 (Fall/Spring 1992/1993) 121-150.

Prucha, Francis Paul, ed. Americanizing the American Indians: Writings by the Friends of the Indian, 1880-1900. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1973.

Ruckman, Jo Ann. Images of the Northern Shoshone and Bannock in the Pocatello Tribune. Pocatello, ID: Special Double Issue of Rendezvous; Idaho State University Journal of Arts and Letters, vol. 28, nos. 1-2 (Fall/ Spring 1992/1993) 105-120.

Scherer, Joanna Cohan. Benedicte Wrensted: A Pocatello Photographer in Focus--A Case Study of Ethnographic Information Gleaned from Photographs. Pocatello, ID: Special Double Issue of Rendezvous; Idaho State University Journal of Arts and Letters, vol. 28, nos. 1-2 (Fall/ Spring 1992/1993) 7-70.

Sontag, Susan. On Photography. New York: Dell Publishing Co., 1973.

Trenholm, Virginia Cole. The Shoshonis, Sentinels of the Rockies. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1964.

Waldman, Carl. Atlas of the North American Indian. New York: Facts on File, 1985.




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