Concepts Of Identity: Historical And Contemporary Images And Portraits Of Self And Family, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Concepts Of Identity

Historical And Contemporary Images And Portraits Of Self And Family, 1st Edition

By Katherine Hoffman

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Concepts of identity are complex and changing, and in this book Katherine Hoffman examines images of individuals and families from ancient Egypt to the present?more than two thirds of the book covers the twentieth century. Through a comprehensive study of paintings, sculpture, photography, film, television, and other media, Hoffman provides eye-ope

Table of Contents

Introduction: Of Families and Portraits; From Whence We Came; The Ancient and Medieval World; From the Renaissance to the Nineteenth Century; The Nineteenth Century; The Twentieth Century; 19001945; The Late Forties and Fifties; The Sixties; The Seventies; The Eighties and Early Nineties; Epilogue: Identities, Images, and Stories.

About the Author

Hoffman, Katherine

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General