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Eyewitnessing The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence
ISBN: PB: 9781861892652, Reaktion Books, December 2005
240 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 82 illus.
"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...
Global Interests Renaissance Art Between East and West
ISBN: PB: 9781861891662, Reaktion Books, March 2003
224 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 55 black&white illus., 32 colour illus.
In this radical and wide-ranging reassessment of Renaissance art, Jerry Brotton and Lisa Jardine examine the ways in which European culture came to define itself culturally and aesthetically in the years 1450 to 1550. Looking outwards for confirmatio...
Dismembering the Male Men's Bodies, Britain and the Great War
ISBN: PB: 9781861890351, Reaktion Books, March 1999
336 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 66 illus.
That notions of femininity were seriously disrupted during the First World War has become obvious in recent years. But what happened to masculinity at the same time? Based on letters, diaries and oral histories, "Dismembering the Mal"e explores the i...