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An introduction to visual culture, Nicholas Mirzoeff

Label
An introduction to visual culture
Title
An introduction to visual culture
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Mirzoeff
Title variation
Visual culture
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author traces the history and theory of visual culture asking how and why visual media have become so central to contemporary everyday life. He explores a wide range of visual forms, including painting, sculpture, photography, television, cinema, virtual reality, and the Internet while addressing the subjects of race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, the body, and the international media event that followed the death of Princess Diana
Cataloging source
ESU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mirzoeff, Nicholas
Dewey number
306
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HM500
LC item number
.M57 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Visual communication
  • Visual perception
  • Mass media
  • Communication and culture
  • Postmodernism
  • Visual sociology
  • Art and society
  • Popular culture
Label
An introduction to visual culture, Nicholas Mirzoeff
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: what is visual culture? -- Picture definition: line, color, vision -- The age of photography (1839-1982) -- Virtuality: from virtual antiquity to the pixel zone -- Transculture: from Kongo to the Congo -- Seeing sex -- First contact: from Independence Day to 1492 and Millennium -- Diana's death: gender, photography and the inauguration of global visual culture
Control code
41652130
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 274 pages
Isbn
9780415158763
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00697936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
An introduction to visual culture, Nicholas Mirzoeff
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: what is visual culture? -- Picture definition: line, color, vision -- The age of photography (1839-1982) -- Virtuality: from virtual antiquity to the pixel zone -- Transculture: from Kongo to the Congo -- Seeing sex -- First contact: from Independence Day to 1492 and Millennium -- Diana's death: gender, photography and the inauguration of global visual culture
Control code
41652130
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 274 pages
Isbn
9780415158763
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00697936
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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