Envisioning the Past: Archaeology an the Image / Edition 1

Envisioning the Past: Archaeology an the Image / Edition 1

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Envisioning the Past: Archaeology an the Image / Edition 1

Envisioning the Past: Archaeology and the Image is a groundbreaking collection of original essays that brings together archaeologists, art historians and anthropologists to provide new perspectives on the construction of knowledge concerning the antiquity of man.

  • Covers a wide variety of time periods and topics, from the Renaissance and the 18th century to the engravings, photography, and virtual realities of today

  • Questions what we can learn from considering the use of images in the past and present that might guide our responsible use of them in the future

  • Available within the prestigious New Interventions in Art History series, published in connection with the Association of Art Historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781405111515
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/07/2005
Series: New Interventions in Art History Series , #19
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.97(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface.

List of Illustrations.

Notes on Contributors.

Introduction: The Image in Question: Stephanie Moser (University of Southampton) and Sam Smiles (University of Plymouth).

1 Romancing the Human: The Ideology of Envisioned Human Origins: Paul Privateer (Arizona State University).

2 “We Grew Up and Moved On”: Visitors to British Museums Consider Their “Cradle of Mankind”: Monique Scott (Yale University).

3 The American Time Machine: Indians and the Visualization of Ancient Europe: Stephanie Pratt (University of Plymouth).

4 “To Make the Dry Bones Live”: Amédée Forestier’s Glastonbury Lake Village: James E. Phillips (University of Southampton).

5 Unlearning the Images of Archaeology: Dana Arnold (University of Southampton).

6 Illustrating Ancient Rome, or the Ichnographia as Uchronia and other time warps in Piranesi’s Il Campo Marzio: Susan M. Dixon (University of Tulsa).

7 Thomas Guest and Paul Nash in Wiltshire: two episodes in the artistic approach to British antiquity: Sam Smiles (University of Plymouth).

8 A Different Way of Seeing? Toward a Visual Analysis of Archaeological Folklore: Darren Glazier (University of Southampton).

9 Photography and Archaeology: The Image as Object: Fred Bohrer (Hood College).

10 Wearing Juninho’s Shirt: Record and Negotiation in Excavation Photographs: Jonathan Bateman (University of Sheffield).

11 Video Killed Interpretative VR: Computer Visualisations on the TV Screen: Graeme P. Earl (University of Southampton).

12 The Real, the Virtually Real and the Hyperreal: The Role of VR in Archaeology: Mark Gillings (University of Leicester).


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