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ERIC Number: EJ1069497
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 3
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-0610
The Wrong Beach? Interpretation, Location and Film
Sutton, Paul
Teaching History, n116 p62-64 2004
In this article Paul Sutton examines the concerns associated with place in films. He points out the problems that this poses for our students--problems mainly, but not only, associated with a common lack of geographical authenticity. But this, he suggests, can be turned to our advantage. For what are films, after all, but exercises in historical interpretation? Using specific examples, Sutton indicates ways in which students can be encouraged to use film in order to obtain a more complex sense of place than that of mere fidelity to location, and which builds on, and develops, students' historical and geographical imagination.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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