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The Camera Never Lies

MOOC

This course is a short taster on the topic of the use of images and film, and their use in historical interpretation in the 20th century.

About this course: On completion of this course you will be equipped to:

  • Appreciate the significance of photographs as historical evidence in the twentieth century
  • Understand the limitations of the medium
  • Understand how individuals and institutions have looked to manipulate images to their own ends
  • Put individual images into a wider context, and in particular with reference to history
Detail of a camera lense
Put individual images into a wider context, and in particular with reference to history.