Books for Review, Winter 2020

IAMHIST received copies of the following books and is looking for reviewers (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television). If you are interested, please send a message (mentioning the full title of the book and your postal address) to Ciara Chambers (  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 also note that some books may still be available from previous lists.

Christie, Ian. Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema. The University of Chicago Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Coegnarts, Maarten. Film as Embodied Art: Bodily Meaning in the Cinema of Stanley Kubrick. Academic Studies Press, 2019.  Already Assigned for Review.

Durkin, Hannah. Josephine Baker and Katherine Dunham. University of Illinois Press, 2019. 

Field, Allyson Nadia. Screening Race in American Nontheatrical Film. Duke University Press, 2019. 

Fischer, Lucy. Cinemagritte. Wayne State University Press, 2019Already Assigned for Review.

Fisher, Jaimey. Treme. Wayne State University Press, 2019. 

Herzog, Werner. Scenarios III. University of Minnesota Press, 2019. 

Hodge, James J. Sensations of History: Animation and New Media Art. University of Minnesota Press, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

Horeck, Tanya. Justice on Demand: True Crime in the Digital Streaming Era. Wayne State University Press, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

Koshy, Swapna. Film as the Final Print of History: The Portrayal of Women in Egyptian Cinema’s Glorious Eras. Redshank Books, 2019. 

Krishnan, Hari. Celluloid Classicism: Early Tamil Cinema and the Making of Modern Bharatanatyam. Wesleyan University Press, 2019. 

Kul-Want, Christopher. Philosophers on Film from Bergson to Badiou. Columbia University Press, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

Ladensohn Stern, Sydney. The Brothers Mankiewicz. University Press of Mississippi, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

Lamb, Ben. You’re Nicked: Investigating British Television Police Series. Manchester University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Lemberg, Diana. Barriers Down: How American Power and Free-Flow Policies Shaped Global Media. Columbia University Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Lloyd, Justine. Gender and Media in the Broadcast Age. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 

Mulvey, Laura. Afterimages. Reaktion Books, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

Rosen, Gary A. Adventures of a Jazz Age Lawyer: Nathan Burkan and the Making of American Popular Culture. University of California Press, 2020. Already assigned for review. 

Rother, Rainer. Zeitbilder. Filme des Nationalsozialismus. Bertz + Fischer, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

Slugan, Mario. Fiction and Imagination in Early Cinema. Bloomsbury Academic, 2019. 

Tapert, Stephen. Best Actress: The History of Oscar-Winning Women. Rutgers University Press, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

Wells, Rob. The Enforcers: How Little-Known Trade Reporters Exposed the Keating Five and Advanced Business Journalism. University of Illinois Press, 2019. 

Star Attractions: Twentieth-Century Movie Magazines and Global Fandom. Edited by Tamar Jeffers McDonald and Lies Lanckman. University of Iowa Press, 2019.  Already assigned for review.

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