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By Steve Watson,Emma Waterton

ISBN-10: 075467598X

ISBN-13: 9780754675983

ISBN-10: 1138273384

ISBN-13: 9781138273382

The 'visual' has lengthy performed an important position in forming reports, institutions, expectancies and understandings of history. pictures express that means inside of quite a number practices, together with tourism, identification building, the popularization of the earlier via a number of media, and the memorialization of occasions. although, regardless of the critical position of 'the visible' in those contexts, it's been mostly missed in historical past literature. This edited assortment is the 1st to discover the construction, use and intake of visible imagery as an essential component of background. Drawing on case reports from all over the world, it presents a multidisciplinary research of historical past representations, combining advanced understandings of the 'visual' from quite a lot of disciplines, together with history reports, sociology and cultural reports views. In doing so, the booklet offers a complete assessment of the theoretical and methodological instruments useful for knowing visible imagery inside of its cultural context.

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