More than thirty books just in for review – Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television

IAMHIST received a brand new copy of the following books and is looking for reviewers (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television). If you are interested, just send a message (mentioning the full title of the book) to the associate and book review editors Ciara Chambers and Katharina Niemeyer: It would help if you could tell us a bit about your own research and expertise and/or why you are interested in reviewing this title. Please do also communicate your full postal address in case the book is still available for review.


Alberti, John. The Killing. Wayne State University Press, 2017.


Broderick, Mick. Reconstructing Strangelove: Inside Stanley Kubrick’s “Nightmare Comedy.” Wallflower Press, 2017.(ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Burnett, Colin. The Invention of Robert Bresson. Indiana University Press, 2017.


Chion, Michel. Words on the Screen. Columbia University Press, 2017.


Cramer, Michael. Utopian Television: Rossellini, Watkins, and Godard Beyond Cinema. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.


Londina, Cathleen. The Today Show: Transforming Morning Television. Rowman& Littlefield, 2017.


Malkowski, Jennifer. Dying in Full Detail: Morality and the Digital Documentary. Duke University Press, 2017.


Michelson, Annette. On the Eve of the Future: Selected Writings on Film. MIT Press, 2017.


Miklitsch, Robert. The Red and the Black: American Film Noir in the 1950s. University of Illinois Press, 2017.


Thain, Alanna. Bodies in Suspense: Time and Affect in Cinema. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.(ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Wagner, James. Jazz and Cocktails: Rethinking Race and the Sound of Film Noir. University of Texas Press, 2017.


2016 books

Zamora, Andres. Featuring Post-National Spain: Film Essays. Liverpool University Press, 2016.


Powell, Larson and Robert Shandley, eds. German Television: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives. Berghahn Books, 2016..(ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Yogerst, Chris. From the Headlines to Hollywood: the Birth and Boom of Warner Brothers. Rowman& Littlefield, 2016.


Imre, Aniko. TV Socialism. Duke University Press, 2016.


Kord, T.S. Little Horrors: How Cinema’s Evil Children Play on Our Guilt. McFarland, 2016.ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW


Fuhrmann, Arnika. Ghostly Desires: Queer Sexuality and Vernacular Buddhism in Contemporary Thai Cinema. Duke University Press, 2016.


Gillespie, Michael. Film Blackness: American Cinema and the Idea of Black Film. Duke University Press, 2016.


Lawrence, Novotnyh and Gerald Butters, eds. Beyond Blaxploitation. Wayne State University Press, 2016.


Deleyto, Celestino. From Tinseltown to Bordertown: Los Angeles on Film. Wayne State University Press, 2016.


Kuc, Kamila. Visons of Avant-Garde Film: Polish Cinematic Experiments from Expressionism to Constructivism. Indiana University Press, 2016.


Bell, Matt. The Boys in the Band: Flashpoints of Cinema, History, and Queer Politics. Wayne State University Press, 2016.ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW


Creech, Jennifer. Mothers, Comrades, and Outcasts in East German Women’s Films. Indiana University Press, 2016.


Geller, Theresa. The X-Files. Wayne State University Press, 2016.


Peleg, Yaron. Directed by God: Jewishness in Contemporary Israeli Film and Television. University of Texas Press, 2016.


Wood, Robin. The Apu Trilogy. Wayne State Unversity Press, 2016.ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW


Treacey, Mia. Reframing the Past: History, Film and Television. Routledge, 2016. ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW


Papazian, Elizabeth and Caroline Eades, eds. The Essay Film: Dialogue, Politics, Utopia. Wallflower Press, 2016.


Gallinat, Anselma. Narratives in the Making: Writing the East German Past in the Democratic Present. Berghahn Books, 2017.


Schoonover, Karl and Rosalind Galt. Queer Cinema in the World. Duke University Press, 2016.


Paul, William. When Movies Were Theater: Architecture, Exhibition, and the Evolution of American Film. Columbia University Press, 2016.


Porter, Jeff. Lost Sound: the Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling. University of North Carolina Press, 2016.(ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Elison, William, Christian Novetzke and Andy Rotman. Amar, Akbar, Anthony: Bollywood, Brotherhood, and the Nation. Harvard University Press, 2016.


Richard, Jeffrey. Cinema and Radio in Britain and America, 1920-60. Manchester University Press, 2016.


Willmetts, Simon. In Secrecy’s Shadow: the OSS and CIA in Hollywood Cinema, 1941-1979. Edinburgh University Press, 2016.(ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Carman, Emily. Independent Stardom: Freelance Women in the Hollywood Studio System. University of Texas Press, 2016.(ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Hilger, Michael. Native Americans in the Movies: Portrayals from Silent Films to the Present. Rowman& Littlefield, 2016.


Perlman, Allison. Public Interests: Media Advocacy and Struggles over US Television. Rutgers University Press, 2016..(ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Mazierska, Ewa and Alfredo Suppia, eds. Red Alert: Marxist Approaches to Science Fiction Cinema, Wayne State University Press, 2016.


Frey, Mattias. Extreme Cinema: the Transgressive Rhetoric of Today’s Art Film Culture. Rutgers Unversity Press, 2016.


Dewey, Donald. Buccaneer: James Stuart Blackton and the Birth of American Movies. Rowman& Littlefield, 2016.


Jacobson, Brian. Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology and the Emergence of Cinematic Space. Columbia University Press, 2015.


Shary, Timothy and Nancy McVittie. Fade to Gray: Aging the American Cinema. University of Texas Press, 2016.


Klein, Amanda and R. Barton Palmer, eds., Cycles, Sequels, Spin-Offs, Remakes, and Reboots: Multiplicities in Film and Television. University of Texas Press, 2016. (ALREADY ASSIGNED FOR REVIEW)


Halligan, Benjamin. Desires for Realty: Radicalism and Revolution in Western European Film. Berghahn Books, 2016.


Roquet, Paul. Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self. University of Minnesota Press, 2016.Already assigned for review


De Baecque, Antoine and Noel Herpe. Eric Rohmmer: A Biography. Columbia University Press, 2016.


Neupert, Richard. John Lasseter. University of Illinois Press, 2016.


Mortenson, Erik. Ambiguous Borderlands: Shadow Imagery in Cole War American Culture. Southern Illinois University Press, 2016.


Wright, Julia. Men with Stakes: Masculinity and the Gothic in US Television. Manchester University Press, 2016.


Abrams, Nathan, ed. Hidden in Plain Sight: Jews and Jewishness in British Film, Television, and Popular Culture. Northwestern University Press, 2016.


Corson, Keith. Trying to Get Over: African American Directors after Blaxploitation, 1977-1986. University of Texas Press, 2016. Already assigned for review


Guynn, William. Unspeakable Histories: Film and the Experience of Catastrophe. Columbia University Press, 2016.


Griffiths, Alison. Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America. Columbia University Press, 2016. Already assigned for review

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