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The Resource The look of the past : visual and material evidence in historical practice, Ludmilla Jordanova

The look of the past : visual and material evidence in historical practice, Ludmilla Jordanova

Label
The look of the past : visual and material evidence in historical practice
Title
The look of the past
Title remainder
visual and material evidence in historical practice
Statement of responsibility
Ludmilla Jordanova
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"How can we use visual and material culture to shed light on the past? Ludmilla Jordanova offers a fascinating and thoughtful introduction to the role of images, objects and buildings in the study of past times. Through a combination of thematic chapters and essays on specific artefacts - a building, a piece of sculpture, a photographic exhibition and a painted portrait - she shows how to analyse the agency and visual intelligence of artists, makers and craftsmen and make sense of changes in visual experience over time. Generously illustrated and drawing on numerous examples of images and objects from 1600 to the present, this is an essential guide to the skills that students need in order to describe, analyse and contextualise visual evidence. The Look of the Past will encourage readers to think afresh about how they, like people in the past, see and interpret the world around them"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jordanova, L. J
Dewey number
907.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D16
LC item number
.J744 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historiography
  • History
  • Visual literacy
  • Material culture
  • Art and history
  • Architecture and history
  • Historiography and photography
  • HISTORY / Historiography
Label
The look of the past : visual and material evidence in historical practice, Ludmilla Jordanova
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-235) 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
A handbag? -- Introduction -- Description and evidence -- Essay : a 'sumptuous structure': the Wren Library at Trinity College, Cambridge -- Craft, skills and visual intelligence -- Essay: 'the jewel of the church' : Bernini's Ecstasy of St Teresa -- Periodisation -- Essay : photographing 'the family of man' -- Audiences and display -- Essay : deposits of friendship: Renoir's 1908 portrait of Ambroise Vollard -- Comparative analysis -- List of reference works
Control code
794036018
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780521882422
Lccn
2012019021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, some of which are in color
System control number
(OCoLC)794036018
Label
The look of the past : visual and material evidence in historical practice, Ludmilla Jordanova
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [234]-235) 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
A handbag? -- Introduction -- Description and evidence -- Essay : a 'sumptuous structure': the Wren Library at Trinity College, Cambridge -- Craft, skills and visual intelligence -- Essay: 'the jewel of the church' : Bernini's Ecstasy of St Teresa -- Periodisation -- Essay : photographing 'the family of man' -- Audiences and display -- Essay : deposits of friendship: Renoir's 1908 portrait of Ambroise Vollard -- Comparative analysis -- List of reference works
Control code
794036018
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
xxii, 244 pages
Isbn
9780521882422
Lccn
2012019021
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, some of which are in color
System control number
(OCoLC)794036018

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