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Visual History (english version)

  • By expanding historical image research, visual history has in the recent past established itself as a field of research in late modern and contemporary history, which considers images in a wider sense both as sources as well as independent artifacts of historiographical research and likewise looks at the visuality of history and the historicity of the visual. Its exponents advocate understanding images beyond their pictorialness as a medium and as an activity with an independent aesthetic that condition the way of seeing things, shape perceptual patterns, convey interpretations, that organize the aesthetic relationship of historic subjects to their social and political reality and which are able to generate own realities.

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Author:Gerhard Paul
Document Type:Online Publication
Date of Publication (online):2011/11/07
Date of first Publication:2011/11/07
Release Date:2017/04/01
Tag:Forschungsfelder; Methoden
Edition:Version 1.0
Dewey Decimal Classification:9 Geschichte und Geografie / 90 Geschichte / 903 Wörterbücher, Enzyklopädien
ZZF Chronological-Classification:ohne epochalen Schwerpunkt
ZZF Regional-Classification:ohne regionalen Schwerpunkt
ZZF Topic-Classification:Visual History
Licence (German):License LogoClio Lizenz