Catalogue


Vistas, 1520-1820 [videorecording] : visual culture in Spanish America = cultura visual de Hispanoamérica /
Dana Leibsohn and Barbara E. Mundy.
imprint
[Austin] : University of Texas Press, c2010.
description
1 DVD-ROM : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
9780292723139
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Austin] : University of Texas Press, c2010.
isbn
9780292723139
general note
"Vistas has been created with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia."--Disc label.
Project directors, Dana Leibsohn, Barbara Mundy.
abstract
"A multimedia resource that brings to life the art and culture of colonial Latin America. Inside is a suite of elements: essays, comparisons, slideshows, timeline, and primary documents, as well as access to unique and fully annotated collection of high-resolution images of over 300 works of art and architecture."--Container.
language note
Text in English and Spanish.
catalogue key
9551527
technical details
System requirements: Windows or Mac compatible PC, QuickTime, and a recent version of an Internet browser.
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Vistas is an engaging Digital Humanities project that should give publishers of textbooks pause as they contemplate their futures. It is easy to imagine using this resource in the classroom…
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Summaries
Main Description
Designed for use by teachers, students and scholars, the bilingual and interactiveVistasDVD and companion website introduce readers to the visual culture of colonial Spanish America. Examining works of high art as well as the material culture of daily life,Vistasexplores the cross-pollination and cultural diversity that defined the colonial period in the wake of the Spanish conquest of indigenous America. Offering an unprecedented wealth of visual material,Vistasincludes access to a gallery of over three hundred high-resolution annotated images, a collection with a range and richness unavailable from any other source.
Main Description
Designed for use by teachers, students and scholars, The bilingual and interactive Vistas DVD and companion website introduce readers To The visual culture of colonial Spanish America. Examining works of high art as well as the material culture of daily life, Vistas explores the cross-pollination and cultural diversity that defined the colonial period in the wake of the Spanish conquest of indigenous America. Offering an unprecedented wealth of visual material, Vistas includes access to a gallery of over three hundred high-resolution annotated images, a collection with a range and richness unavailable from any other source.
Main Description
Designed for use by teachers, students, and scholars, the bilingual and interactive VistasDVD and companion website introduce readers to the visual culture of colonial Spanish America. Examining works of high art as well as the material culture of daily life, Vistasexplores the cross-pollination and cultural diversity that defined the colonial period in the wake of the Spanish conquest of indigenous America. Offering an unprecedented wealth of visual material, Vistasincludes access to a gallery of over three hundred high-resolution annotated images, a collection with a range and richness unavailable from any other source. Features: Videos covering main ideas and key images Interpretative analysis of each image Library of primary documents in the original Spanish or indigenous language, side-by-side with an English translation and commentary Maps and historical photographs of major colonial cities Glossary of important terms Searchable bibliography Historical time line Gallery of over three hundred high-resolution images Teaching ideas and sample syllabi on the companion website
Table of Contents
Videos covering main ideas and key images
Interpretative analysis of each image
Library of primary documents in the original Spanish or indigenous language, side-by-side with an English translation and commentary
Maps and historical photographs of major colonial cities
Glossary of important terms
Searchable bibliography
Historical time line
Gallery of over three hundred high-resolution images
Teaching ideas and sample syllabi on the companion website.
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