Perspective in History:
How do images shape our perspectives of an event?
WHY are modern perspectives shaped by the past?
- What do you see in this photograph? Your perspectives?
- When do you think this happened? Why/Evidence?
- Why did the photographer take this photograph?
- What is the message in this photograph?
- Do you think this photograph is a reliable representation of an the event Why?
NOW – listen to the podcast entitled: ” Foot-soldier of Birmingham” by a historian named Malcom Gladwell.
- This is a modern artistic rendition (creation) of the incident in the photograph – What would you say if you saw this without the context?
- Is it true to the event described by Gladwell and the photograph?
- Why has the artist represented the incident in this way?
- What does this whole story tell you about PERSPECTIVE?