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History and Images: Towards a New Iconology


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ISBN 10: 2503511554 / ISBN 13: 9782503511559
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Title: History and Images: Towards a New Iconology

Publisher: Brepols N.V.

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This important collection of essays represents a wide variety of new approaches to the deployment of images by historians. Methodological debates and historiographical concerns are explored by distinguished international scholars. Ground-breaking technological innovations in the last two decades of the twentieth century have led to the development of huge image databases, offering outstanding new opportunities for comparison, analysis and interrogation. This was apparent from the database demonstrations at the congress on History and Images in Copenhagen in 1999, part of the University of Copenhagen's Visual Construction of Realities research programme. Several of the papers included here summarise recent research or disclose the potential of the new technologies for posing - and answering - novel types of question. A common concern of many contributors to this volume has been the reconfiguring of Art History to encompass areas which have often been viewed as marginal - geographically, physically or intellectually, for example. As each of the nineteen essays demonstrates, approaches to the employment and interpretation of the visual image by historians have been increasingly rendered obsolete or inappropriate by postmodern intellectual diversity and by the dramatic development of technology. The subtitle of the book ('Towards a New Iconology') reveals that a potent new dialogue between historian and image and between contemporary and historical constructions of reality, is in the process of construction.


The 19 papers of this collection were first presented at the 1999 History and Images Congress held at the U. of Copenhagen in Denmark. As reflected in the subtitle, the international group of historians and art historians provide essays that reflect new approaches to the reading of images, with the papers divided into the main topics of images and

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