課程信息
4.4
55 個評分
11 個審閱
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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Approx. 22 hours to complete

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Approx. 22 hours to complete

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Week
1
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完成時間為 2 小時

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 個視頻(共 40 分鐘), 8 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video7 個視頻
Use of Images7分鐘
Manipulation2分鐘
The Image in Politics5分鐘
Advertising5分鐘
Reportage (Reporting the News)4分鐘
Optional Extra Material - other forms of images - Guernica14分鐘
Reading8 個閱讀材料
The Camera Never Lies - Course Information10分鐘
Aims and Objectives10分鐘
The Use of Images10分鐘
Manipulation10分鐘
The Image in Politics10分鐘
Advertising10分鐘
Reportage10分鐘
Optional Extra Information - Guernica10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 1 Quiz20分鐘
Week
2
Clock
完成時間為 2 小時

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 個視頻(共 54 分鐘), 6 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video8 個視頻
Hitler8分鐘
The Boer War2分鐘
The Civil Rights Movement4分鐘
Vietnam7分鐘
The Blitz part 16分鐘
The Blitz part 29分鐘
Optional Extra Material - The London Riots 201110分鐘
Reading6 個閱讀材料
Adolf Hitler10分鐘
The Boer War10分鐘
The US Civil Rights Movement10分鐘
Vietnam10分鐘
The Blitz10分鐘
Optional Extra Reading - The London Riots 201110分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 2 Quiz10分鐘
Week
3
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完成時間為 3 小時

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 個視頻(共 104 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 1 個測驗
Video10 個視頻
The Soviet Union13分鐘
Soviet Union under Stalin7分鐘
The Image as Propaganda16分鐘
Falsification13分鐘
Conclusion4分鐘
Optional Extra Material - Films with historical themes8分鐘
Optional Extra Material: Film - The Damned United11分鐘
Optional Extra Material: Film - In the Name of the Father9分鐘
Optional Extra Material: Final Thoughts11分鐘
Reading4 個閱讀材料
Introduction10分鐘
The Soviet and Stalin Lectures10分鐘
Falsification10分鐘
Optional Extra Material: Films with historical themes10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 3 Quiz30分鐘
Week
4
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完成時間為 6 小時

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 個視頻(共 105 分鐘), 11 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
Video12 個視頻
Death of Margaret Thatcher7分鐘
Black Hawk Down7分鐘
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath7分鐘
Black Hawk Down and 9/11 Media Reportage4分鐘
Black Hawk Down - The Website7分鐘
The Image17分鐘
Interview10分鐘
UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context7分鐘
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context8分鐘
Optional Extra Material - Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision – The Boston Marathon Bombing12分鐘
Optional Extra Material - Image in the Context of Gender Studies8分鐘
Reading11 個閱讀材料
Introduction Information - Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu10分鐘
Death of Margaret Thatcher - Information10分鐘
Black Hawk Down – Information10分鐘
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath - Information10分鐘
Media Reportage - Images and information10分鐘
Black Hawk Down: The Website - Information10分鐘
The Image - Information10分鐘
Interview - Information10分鐘
The UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context10分鐘
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context - Information10分鐘
Optional Extra Reading: Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision: The Boston Marathon Bombing - Information10分鐘
Quiz1 個練習
Week 4 Quiz20分鐘
4.4

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創建者 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.

創建者 AGJun 17th 2017

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

講師

Dr Emmett Sullivan

Senior Tutor
History Department, Royal Holloway, University of London

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