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This course is a short taster on the topic of the use of Images, Film, and their use in historical interpretation in the 20th century. It is primarily provided for those who have a general interest in history that draws on photojournalism as primary evidence, and films based on historical events. Once you have completed this course we hope you will be equipped to: Appreciate the significance of photographs as historical evidence in the twentieth century. Understand the limitations of the medium, and how we can attribute meaning to these individual records of 'one moment in time' while taking into account the circumstances in which any particular image was taken. Understand how individuals and institutions have looked to manipulate images to their own ends – through alteration and/or censorship – and what that meant to contemporary interpretation, as well as subsequent historical interpretation. Put individual images into a wider context, and in particular with reference to history written, or portrayed, beyond academia: public history. Do be aware that part of the contents of this course regard images and depiction of war. Real wars and real images....
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完成时间大约为22 小时
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1

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完成时间为 2 小时

Introduction

We will explore the issues associated with the use of images as a source for historical research and consider a number of examples where image manipulation has been uncovered...
Reading
7 个视频(共 40 分钟), 8 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video7 个视频
Use of Images7分钟
Manipulation2分钟
The Image in Politics5分钟
Advertising5分钟
Reportage (Reporting the News)4分钟
Optional Extra Material - other forms of images - Guernica14分钟
Reading8 个阅读材料
The Camera Never Lies - Course Information10分钟
Aims and Objectives10分钟
The Use of Images10分钟
Manipulation10分钟
The Image in Politics10分钟
Advertising10分钟
Reportage10分钟
Optional Extra Information - Guernica10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 1 Quiz20分钟

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完成时间为 2 小时

Images and History in the Twentieth Century

We will review a number of cases studies where images have either shaped our opinion of events or have been suppressed from the public at the time, to avoid adverse or negative reaction....
Reading
8 个视频(共 54 分钟), 6 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video8 个视频
Hitler8分钟
The Boer War2分钟
The Civil Rights Movement4分钟
Vietnam7分钟
The Blitz part 16分钟
The Blitz part 29分钟
Optional Extra Material - The London Riots 201110分钟
Reading6 个阅读材料
Adolf Hitler10分钟
The Boer War10分钟
The US Civil Rights Movement10分钟
Vietnam10分钟
The Blitz10分钟
Optional Extra Reading - The London Riots 201110分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 2 Quiz10分钟

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完成时间为 3 小时

The Air-Brushing of History: Stalin and Falsification

The cause célèbre' of historical manipulation - Joseph Stalin. The 'air brushing' of historical records, and in this case the literal airbrushing of Soviet images in the 1930s and 1940s...
Reading
10 个视频(共 104 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 1 个测验
Video10 个视频
The Soviet Union13分钟
Soviet Union under Stalin7分钟
The Image as Propaganda16分钟
Falsification13分钟
Conclusion4分钟
Optional Extra Material - Films with historical themes8分钟
Optional Extra Material: Film - The Damned United11分钟
Optional Extra Material: Film - In the Name of the Father9分钟
Optional Extra Material: Final Thoughts11分钟
Reading4 个阅读材料
Introduction10分钟
The Soviet and Stalin Lectures10分钟
Falsification10分钟
Optional Extra Material: Films with historical themes10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 3 Quiz30分钟

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Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu

With respect to Reportage and the use of images as a evidential record, should we condemn Stalin in the last 20th and early 21th century? We use an example from 1993 to illustrate this point....
Reading
12 个视频(共 105 分钟), 11 个阅读材料, 2 个测验
Video12 个视频
Death of Margaret Thatcher7分钟
Black Hawk Down7分钟
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath7分钟
Black Hawk Down and 9/11 Media Reportage4分钟
Black Hawk Down - The Website7分钟
The Image17分钟
Interview10分钟
UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context7分钟
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context8分钟
Optional Extra Material - Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision – The Boston Marathon Bombing12分钟
Optional Extra Material - Image in the Context of Gender Studies8分钟
Reading11 个阅读材料
Introduction Information - Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu10分钟
Death of Margaret Thatcher - Information10分钟
Black Hawk Down – Information10分钟
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath - Information10分钟
Media Reportage - Images and information10分钟
Black Hawk Down: The Website - Information10分钟
The Image - Information10分钟
Interview - Information10分钟
The UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context10分钟
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context - Information10分钟
Optional Extra Reading: Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision: The Boston Marathon Bombing - Information10分钟
Quiz1 个练习
Week 4 Quiz20分钟
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创建者 ATAug 1st 2017

This is an excellent course and I have really enjoyed it. The topics covered are diverse and the course has provided me with several areas for further independent research.

创建者 AGJun 17th 2017

This course is very informative and structural in learning the relation of films and history.

讲师

Dr Emmett Sullivan

Senior Tutor
History Department, Royal Holloway, University of London

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