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Using visual evidence [electronic resource] / edited by Richard Howells and Robert W. Matson.

Publication:
Maidenhead, Berkshire ; New York : McGraw Hill/Open University Press, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (217 p.)
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Subjects:
Visual communication -- Social aspects.
Visual literacy.
Visual learning.
Art and society.
Mass media criticism.
Media literacy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
What do we mean by 'visual evidence'? How should we interpret visual texts, and what can they tell us? Why is 'visual literacy' so important and what benefits does it offer? This book answers these questions.
Contents:
Front Cover Page; Half Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents Page; List of Figures; List of Contributors; By Richard Howells and Robert W. Matson: Introduction; 1 David Morgan: Painting as visual evidence: production, circulation, reception; 2 Nicholas Hiley: Showing politics to the people: cartoons, comics and satirical prints; 3 Douglas R. Nickel: 'Impressed by nature's hand': photography and authorship; 4 David Phillips: Actuality and affect in documentary photography; 5 Catherine Whalen: Interpreting vernacular photography: finding 'me' - a case study
6 Luke McKernan: Newsreels: form and function7 Pierre Sorlin: Documentaries: a gold mine historians should begin to exploit; 8 Michael Paris: More than just entertainment: the feature film and the historian; 9 Cynthia Carter and Stuart Allan: The visual culture of television news; 10 Ma ́ ire Messenger Davies: 'What planet are we on?' Television drama's relationships with social reality; 11 Jacqueline Botterill and Stephen Kline: The privileged discourse: advertising as an interpretive key to the consumer culture; Index; End Cover Page
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Howells, Richard, Dr.
Matson, Robert W. (Robert William), 1947-
ISBN:
1-282-33743-2
9786612337437
0-335-23971-4
OCLC:
496960772