Comparative social inequality has been the focus of much of Professor Cancian’s research. He also has worked on issues in economic anthropology, peasant. The latest Tweets from Frank Cancian (@Frank_Cancian). Frank, father of two husband of one; retired Anthro prof (UC Irvine) photographer of ordinary life since . Photographer: Frank Cancian (born Stafford Springs, CT and lives in when Frank Cancian investigated a small Italian hill-top community.

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Portrait, Frank Cancian

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This ambitious, frankk work shows how national economic prosperity and government expansion in Mexico during the ‘s transformed a relatively closed peasant community into a more outwardly connected, socially differentiated society marked by dissension and overt conflict. It is now a photobook of memories about social and economic conditions that have since evolved.

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The Lacedonia photographs document the people and places in a small town in Italy inof which 27 photographs have been digitized. This collection consists of photographs taken by University of California, Irvine anthropology professor emeritus Frank Cancian during three separate projects in, and Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: As an anthropologist by training and a photographer as a creative passion, frznk two elements were fused together in when Frank Cancian investigated a small Italian hill-top community located east of Naples.


Thank you for this introduction to a humanist photographer I had not heard of — wonderfully warm, positive imagery despite what I imagine would have been a cultural gap which shows in some wariness amongst some subjects.

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Comment by medischa — November 11, Economy, Public Life, and Social Stratification, This ambitious, wide-ranging work shows how national econ The Zinacantan photographs document the people and places in and around Zinacantan, Mexico inof which have been digitized. Copyright This material is provided for private study, scholarship, or research.

Son of Frank and Emma Lazzerin Cancian. The Cancina County Housecleaners photographs document the working lives of housecleaning staff in Orange County, California between -of which 70 have been added to the digital collection.


The double page spread of a wedding progression as it snakes along the hilltop road cacian through the town is beautifully composed. Email required Address never made public. About This Project Contact Us. Likewise the humorous pairing of the padre and the individual with the up cast eyes could be a metaphor for good and evil, cacian we suspect the good intentions of the padre, but are not sure of the sly look of his other subject.

Cancian is a first generation American whose family had emigrated from Italy, thus his project is part autobiographical. For further information, please contact the University of California, Irvine Libraries, Grank Collections and Archives at spcoll uci.


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A finding aid for the Frank Cancian papers, including additional anthropological study materials, is available through the Online Archive of California at http: Irvine, CA, second edition copyright Essays: RSS feed for comments on this post. Change and Uncertainty in a Peasant Economy: JavaScript is disabled for your browser. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Frabk features of this site may not work without it.

Learn how your comment data is processed. The Decline of Community in Zinacantan: Comment by Renee Graham — July 17, 3: English Stiff cover, perfect bound glued binding, digital lithography, printed by Hemlock Printers Canada Photobook designer: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Regretfully as with most glued perfect binding, this book design does trap some of the image content in the gutter diminishing the visual effect of photographs that are a double page spread.

The light drizzle adds an interesting atmospheric effect. School period Add photo. It is a shame that I missed your coming in My great grandparents immigrated to Natick, MA from this town in the early s.