History and Its Images

In this book, an art historian surveys the various ways that they have adopted for making use of this material and examines the objects that became available to them.

History and Its Images

History and Its Images

Over the last four centuries, historians have turned to images in their attempts to understand and visualize the past. In this book, an art historian surveys the various ways that they have adopted for making use of this material and examines the objects that became available to them.

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History and Its Images
Language: en
Pages: 558
Authors: Francis Haskell
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-01-01 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Over the last four centuries, historians have turned to images in their attempts to understand and visualize the past. In this book, an art historian surveys the various ways that they have adopted for making use of this material and examines the objects that became available to them.
HISTORY AND ITS IMAGES.
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Francis Haskell
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher:

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The Power of Images
Language: en
Pages: 534
Authors: David Freedberg
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Examines the relationship between images and people in history within a social and cultural context
Likeness and Presence
Language: en
Pages: 651
Authors: Hans Belting
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

Before the Renaissance and Reformation, holy images were treated not as "art" but as objects of veneration which possessed the tangible presence of the Holy. the faithful believed that these images served as relics and were able to work miracles, deliver oracles, and bring victory to the battlefield. In this
Image, History, and Politics
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Paul D. Van Wie
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: University Press of America

Image, History, and Politics: The Coinage of Modern Europe examines money as a medium of communication laden with artistic and political meaning by studying the last two hundred years of European coinage. This book explores the political, economic, and aesthetic messages carried by coinage, therefore providing a special realm in

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