Books for Review Summer 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 (ciarachambers3@gmail.com).  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.

Burke, Frank. Fellini’s Films and Commercials. Intellect (UK), 2020. 

Briggs, Asa and Peter Burke. Social History of the Media. Polity, 2020.  Already Assigned for Review.

Burton, Alan. Looking Glass Wars: Spies on British Screens since 1960. Vernon Press, 2020.

Clark, Joseph. News Parade. University of Minnesota Press, 2020Already Assigned for Review.

Hedberg Olenina, Ana. Psychomotor Aesthetics: Movement and Affect in Modern Literature and Film, Oxford University Press, 2020.  Already Assigned for Review.

Isaacs, Bruce. The Art of Pure Cinema: Hitchcock and His Imitators. Oxford University Press, 2020. Already Assigned for Review.

Manning, Sam. Cinemas and  Cinema-Going in the United Kingdom:  Decades of Decline, 1945-65. University of London Press, 2020. 

Menotti, Gabriel and Virginia Crisp. Practices of Projection: Histories and Technologies. Oxford University Press, 2020. Already Assigned for Review.

Pinkus, Karen. Clocking Out: The Machinery of Life in 1960s Italian Cinema. University of Minnesota Press, 2020. 

Ryan, Michael, and Melissa Lenos. Introduction to Film Analysis. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.  Already Assigned for Review.

Utterson, Andrew. Persistent Images: Encountering Film History in Contemporary Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2020. Already Assigned for Review.

Whybray, Adam. The Art of Czech Animation: A History of Political Dissent and Allegory. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Already Assigned for Review.

Mapping Movie Magazines. Edited by Daniel Biltereyst and Lies Van de Vijver. Palgrave, 2020. Already Assigned for Review.

Noir Affect. Edited by Christopher Breu and Elizabeth A. Hatmaker. Fordham University Press, 2020.  Already Assigned for Review.

Voicing the Cinema. Edited by James Bluher and Hannah Lewis. University of Illinois Press, 2020.  Already Assigned for Review.

Books for Review, Spring 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 (ciarachambers3@gmail.com).  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.

Breger, Claudia. Making Worlds – Affect and Collectivity in Contemporary European Cinema. Columbia University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Chavez, Karma R. Palestine on the Air. University of Illinois Press, 2019.

Chung, Hye Seung. Hollywood Diplomacy: Film Regulation, Foreign Relations & East Asian Representations. Rutgers University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Cubitt, Sean. Anecdotal Evidence: Ecocritique from Hollywood to the Mass Image. Oxford University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Frymus, Agata. Damsels and Divas: European Stardom in Silent Hollywood. Rutgers University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Grant, Barry Keith. The Twilight Zone. Wayne State University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Grossman, Julie, and Will Schiebel. Twin Peaks. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Gundle, Stephen. Fame Amid the Ruins: Italian Stardom in the Age of Neorealism. Berghahn Books, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Hoerl, Kristen. The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements. University Press of Mississippi, 2020.

Jaikumar, Priya. Where Histories Reside: India as Filmed Space. Duke University Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Levine, Elana. Her Stories: Daytime Soap Opera & US Television History. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Luzzi, Joseph. Italian Cinema from the Silent Screen to the Digital Image. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020.

Lyden, John C. Film as Religion, Second Edition. NYU Press, 2019.

Nieland, Justus. Happiness by Design: Modernism and Media in the Eames Era. University of Minnesota Press, 2019.

Quinn, Eithne. A Piece of the Action – Race and Labor in Post-Civil Rights Hollywood. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Richards, Jeffrey. The Lost Worlds of John Ford. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Skvirsky, Salomé Aguilera. The Process Genre: Cinema and the Aesthetic of Labor. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Smoodin, Eric. Paris in the Dark: Going to the Movies in the City of Light, 1930-1950. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Turvey, Malcolm. Play Time: Jacques Tati and Comedic Modernism. Columbia University Press, 2019.

Uva, Christian. Sergio Leone: Cinema as Political Fable. Oxford University Press, 2020.

Weight, Richard. Porridge. British Film Institute, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Zinman, Gregory. Making Images Move: Handmade Cinema and the Other Arts. University of California Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Abjection Incorporated: Mediating the Politics of Pleasure & Violence. Edited by Maggie Hennefeld and Nicholas Sammond. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Sixties British Cinema Reconsidered. Edited by Duncan Petrie, Melanie Williams, and Laura Mayne. Edinburgh University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Television History, the Peabody Archive, and Cultural Memory. Edited by Ethan Thompson, Jeffrey P. Jones, and Lucas Hatlen. University of Georgia Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Wim Wenders: Making Films That Matter. Edited by Delers Oliver and Martín Sulzer-Reichel. Bloomsbury Academic, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Women in the Irish Film Industry: Stories and Storytellers. Edited by Susan Liddy. Cork University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

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 (ciarachambers3@gmail.com).  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. Already assigned for review.

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.  Already assigned for review.

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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