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  • Activist Documentary Film in Pakistan

    The Emergence of a Cinema of Accountability

    By Rahat Imran

    This book, the first academic book on Pakistani documentary cinema, traces the development of activist filmmaking practices in Pakistan which have emerged as a response to the consequences of religious fundamentalism, extremism, and violation of human rights. Beginning with the period of General…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

  • Deforming American Political Thought

    Challenging the Jeffersonian Legacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michael J. Shapiro

    Deforming American Political Thought offers an alternative to the dominant American historical imagination, treating issues that range from the nature of Thomas Jefferson's vision of an egalitarian nation to the persistence of racial inequality. Presenting multifaceted arguments that transcend the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-18 
    Routledge

  • European Civil War Films

    Memory, Conflict, and Nostalgia

    By Eleftheria Rania Kosmidou

    This book examines the ways in which late twentieth-century European cinema deals with the neglected subject of civil war. Exploring a range of films about the Spanish, Irish, former Yugoslavia, and Greek civil wars, this comparative and interdisciplinary study engages with contemporary debates in…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • The Other in Contemporary Migrant Cinema

    Imagining a New Europe?

    By Guido Rings

    As a rapidly aging continent, Europe increasingly depends on the successful integration of migrants. Unfortunately, contemporary political and media discourses observe and frequently also support the development of nationalist, eurosceptic and xenophobic reactions to immigration and growing…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Masters of the Soviet Cinema

    Crippled Creative Biographies

    By Herbert Marshall

    Eisenstein, Pudovkin, Dovzhenko, Vertov: these Soviet film directors are acknowledged to be among the greatest in the history of cinematography. To Eisenstein we owe such films as Battleship Potemkin and October; to Pudovkin Mother and The End of St Petersburg; to Dovzhenko Earth and Zvenigora; and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Film Propaganda and American Politics

    An Analysis and Filmography

    By James Combs, Sara T. Combs

    Originally published in 1994, this important book traces the rise of film propaganda in the 20th Century, discussing specifically how film can be used to manipulate public perception and opinions. Two distinct areas are covered: war propaganda, including feature and documentary films regarding…

    Paperback – 2015-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Movies and Politics

    The Dynamic Relationship

    Edited by James E. Combs

    Collecting together some of the best thinking about the relationship between movies and politics, this book, originally published in 1993, encourages an awareness of the political dimension of film, both for film scholars and those entering the film industry. Eight essays are grouped into four…

    Paperback – 2015-12-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Cinema in Muslim Societies

    Edited by Ali Nobil Ahmad

    This book collates a comprehensive range of fascinating essays by leading authors on film from across the Muslim world. Responding to political and theoretical misconceptions about Islam and Muslim culture, it covers North African, Arab and Asian cinemas in a rich series of industry histories,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge

  • Hollywood Goes to War

    Films and American Society, 1939-1952

    By Colin Shindler

    A historian’s view of the relationship between American history and the American film industry, this book is a witty and perceptive account of Hollywood and its films in the years from the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe to the end of the war in Korea, It describes how film makers and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Cinema and Ireland

    By Kevin Rockett, Luke Gibbons, John Hill

    This was the first comprehensive study of film production in Ireland from the silent period to the present day, and of representations of Ireland and ‘Irishness’ in native, British, and American films. It remains an authority on the topic. The book focuses on Irish history and politics to examine…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Early Cinema in Russia and its Cultural Reception

    By Yuri Tsivian

    Edited by Richard Taylor

    This book examines the development of cinematic form and culture in Russia, from its late nineteenth-century beginnings as a fairground attraction to the early post-Revolutionary years. The author traces the changing perceptions of cinema and its social transition from a modernist invention to a…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Cinema in the Cold War

    Political Projections

    Edited by Cyril Buffet

    The film industry was an important propaganda element during the Cold War. As with other conflicts, the Cold War was fought not just with weapons, but with words and images. Throughout the conflict, cinema was a reflection of the societies, the ideologies, and the political climates in which the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-16
    Routledge

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