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Eyewitnessing

The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence

Eyewitnessing( )
Author: Burke, Peter
Series title:Picturing History Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8014-3968-1
Publication Date:Jun 2001
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

What place do images hold among other kinds of historical evidence? In Eyewitnessing, Peter Burke reviews graphics, photographs, films, and other media from many countries and periods and examines their pragmatic uses. This profusely illustrated book surveys the opportunities and the challenges of using images to understand other times. In a thorough and compelling defense of the importance of the visual to history, Burke argues that images should not be considered mere reflections of...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: History / Historiography
History / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.85 x 8.97 Inches
Book Weight:1.397 Pounds



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