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Seeing how it was?: childhood geographies and memories in home movies

Norris Nicholson, Heather (2001) Seeing how it was?: childhood geographies and memories in home movies. Area, 33 (2). pp. 128-140. ISSN 0004-0894

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Abstract

Home movies provided valuable insights into childhood experiences during much of the twentieth century. Contrasting footage of children in rural and urban setting in Northern England between c.1937 and 1970, viewed through the cinematic gaze of two male amateur film-makers underpins this discussion of childhood geographies in the past. Issues explored in the paper include the social construction of childhood, power relations and visual representation of children, and the role of home movie-making in shaping memories and constituting ideas and ideologies about family and children.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1993 Motion Pictures
Schools: School of Music, Humanities and Media
Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2012 10:08
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2012 10:08
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12910

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