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History Beyond The Text

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Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In order to help historians successfully move beyond traditional text, Sarah Barber and CorinnaPeniston-Bird bring together chapters from historical specialists in the fields of fine art, photography, film, oral history, architecture, virtual sources, music, cartoons, landscape and material culture to explain why, when and how these less traditional sources can be used. Each chapter introduces the reader to the source, suggests the methodological and theoretical questions historians should keep in mind when using it, and provides case studies to illustrate best practice in analysis and interpretation. Pulling these disparate sources together, the introduction discusses the nature of historical sources and those factors which are unique to, and shared by, the sources covered throughout the book. Taking examples from around the globe, this collection of essays aims to inspire practitioners of history to expand their horizons, and incorporate a wide variety of primary sources in their work.

Book in good condition with minor creases on the top corner of the first few pages and front cover.Clean inside and securely bound. Printed in 2009.

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Added value:
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Author(s):
Sarah Barber and Corinna M. Peniston-Bird
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.4 x 15.7 x 1.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415429625
ISBN-13:
9780415429627
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Routledge

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Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In order to help historians successfully move beyond traditional text, Sarah Barber and CorinnaPeniston-Bird bring together chapters from historical specialists in the fields of fine art, photography, film, oral history, architecture, virtual sources, music, cartoons, landscape and material culture to explain why, when and how these less traditional sources can be used. Each chapter introduces the reader to the source, suggests the methodological and theoretical questions historians should keep in mind when using it, and provides case studies to illustrate best practice in analysis and interpretation. Pulling these disparate sources together, the introduction discusses the nature of historical sources and those factors which are unique to, and shared by, the sources covered throughout the book. Taking examples from around the globe, this collection of essays aims to inspire practitioners of history to expand their horizons, and incorporate a wide variety of primary sources in their work.

Book in good condition with minor creases on the top corner of the first few pages and front cover.Clean inside and securely bound. Printed in 2009.

Added value:
1st edition
Author(s):
Sarah Barber and Corinna M. Peniston-Bird
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
23.4 x 15.7 x 1.2 cm
Edition:
1st
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0415429625
ISBN-13:
9780415429627
Number of pages:
208
Publisher:
Routledge

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