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  • Cinema in Muslim Societies

    1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • Dancing in Damascus

    Creativity, Resilience, and the Syrian Revolution, 1st Edition

    By miriam cooke

    On March 17, 2011, many Syrians rose up against the authoritarian Asad regime that had ruled them with an iron fist for forty years. Initial successes were quickly quashed, and the revolution seemed to devolve into a civil war pitting the government against its citizens and extremist mercenaries.…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge

  • Documenting World Politics

    A Critical Companion to IR and Non-Fiction Film, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rens Van Munster, Casper Sylvest

    As a central component of contemporary culture, films mirror and shape political debate. Reflecting on this development, scholars in the field of International Relations (IR) increasingly explore the intersection of TV series, fiction film and global politics. So far, however, virtually no…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Routledge
    Popular Culture and World Politics

  • The Aesthetics of Antifascist Film

    Radical Projection, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Lynde Barker

    Through a series of detailed film case histories ranging from The Great Dictator to Hiroshima mon amour to The Lives of Others, The Aesthetics of Antifascist Film: Radical Projection explores the genesis and recurrence of antifascist aesthetics as it manifests in the WWII, Cold War and Post-Wall…

    Paperback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • 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 – 2016-02-25
    Routledge

  • European Civil War Films

    Memory, Conflict, and Nostalgia, 1st Edition

    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

  • Eisenstein: A Documentary Portrait

    1st Edition

    By Norman Swallow

    Of all the pioneers of the cinema, the Soviet film director Sergei Eisenstein has exerted the most enduring hold on the popular imagination. This book offers a unique portrait of the director based on the personal recollections of those who knew him. Originally published in 1976, it is illustrated…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • The Cinema of Apartheid

    Race and Class in South African Film, 1st Edition

    By Keyan Tomaselli

    This study analyses the historical development of South African cinema up to he book's original publication in 1988. It describes the films and comments on their relationship to South African realities, addressing all aspects of the industry, focusing on domestic production, but also…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • American Political Movies

    An Annotated Filmography of Feature Films, 1st Edition

    By James Combs

    Essays here explore the relationship between politics and explicitly political feature films from the beginning of the movie industry to World War I, and for each decade through to the 1980's. The included filmography is particularly useful. Originally published in 1990, the method of inquiry put…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

  • Masters of the Soviet Cinema

    Crippled Creative Biographies, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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, 1st Edition

    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

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