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Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence

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Eyewitnessing evaluates the place of images among other kinds of historical evidence. By reviewing the many varieties of images by region, period and medium, and looking at the pragmatic uses of images (e.g. the Bayeux Tapestry, an engraving of a printing press, a reconstruction of a building), Peter Burke sheds light on our assumption that these practical uses are 'reflections' of specific historical meanings and influences. He also shows how this assumption can be problematic. Traditional art historians have depended on ...

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Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence
2019, Reaktion Books

ISBN-13: 9781789140613

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Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence
2006, Cornell University Press, Ithaca

ISBN-13: 9780801473180

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Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence
2005, Reaktion Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781861892652

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Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence
2001, Cornell University Press

ISBN-13: 9780801439681

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