Can we consider home movies as a new source for historical research? The article revolves around this question, it gives some examples, and it tries to explain the problems faced by hisotrians in using home movies as documents of the past. The first issue under discussion deals with the connection between the private and the public sphere: can home movies, wich belong to the private domain, tell something about the public life of societies? The second issue that the article investigates is the connection between representation and self-representation in home movies. This problem is related to the third point of analysis: the connection between home movies and the collective immagination[...]

Home movies: la storia formato ridotto

SANGIOVANNI, Andrea
2010

Abstract

Can we consider home movies as a new source for historical research? The article revolves around this question, it gives some examples, and it tries to explain the problems faced by hisotrians in using home movies as documents of the past. The first issue under discussion deals with the connection between the private and the public sphere: can home movies, wich belong to the private domain, tell something about the public life of societies? The second issue that the article investigates is the connection between representation and self-representation in home movies. This problem is related to the third point of analysis: the connection between home movies and the collective immagination[...]
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