Books for Review Spring 2021

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.
A., Miller, D. Second Time Around – from Art House to DVD. Columbia University Press, 2021.
Barnett, Kyle. Record Cultures: The Transformation of the U.S. Recording Industry. University of Michigan Press, 2020.
Cherchai Usai, Paolo, David Francis, Alexander Horwath and Michael Loebenstein. Film Curatorship – Archives, Museums, and the Digital Marketplace. Austrian Film Museum, 2020.
Forster, Ralf. Heimkino Auf Ozaphan. CineGraph, 2021.  Already assigned for review. 
Freedman, Carl. American Presidents and Oliver Stone. Intellect (UK), 2020. Already assigned for review. 
Griffen-Foley, Bridget. Australian Radio Listeners and Television Viewers. Palgrave Pivot, 2020.
Johnston, Andrew R. Pulses of Abstraction: Episodes from a History of Animation. Minnesota University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review. 
Kelly, Gillian. Tyrone Power: Gender and Image in Classical Hollywood Cinema. Edinburgh University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review. 
Macnab, Geoffrey. The British Film Industry in 25 Careers. Bloomsbury Academic, 2021. Already assigned for review. 
Maltby, Richard. Decoding the Movies: Hollywood in the 1930s. University of Exeter Press, 2020. Already assigned for review. 
McElhaney, Joe. Luchino Visconti and the Fabric of Cinema. Wayne State University Press, 2021.
Mcnally, Karen. The Stardom Film – Creating the Hollywood Fairy Tale. Wallflower Press, 2020.  Already assigned for review. 
Moraly, Yehuda. Revolution in Paradise. Sussex Academic Press, 2019.
Prorokova-Konrad, Tatiana, ed. Cold War II: Hollywood’s Renewed Obsession with Russia. University Press of Mississippi, 2020.
Redmond, Sean. Starring Tom Cruise. Wayne State University Press, 2021.  Already assigned for review. 
Sanders, Joe Sutliff. Batman: The Animated Series. Wayne State University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review. 
Tibbetts, John C. Peter Weir: Interviews. University Press of Mississippi, 2021.

Books for Review, Winter 2021

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.

Barraza, Vania, and Carl Fischer, eds. Chilean Cinema in the Twenty-First-Century World. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Braitman, Jacqueline R. She Damn near Ran the Studio: The Extraordinary Lives of Ida R. Koverman. University Press of Mississippi, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Carroll, Nathan. The Cinematic Sublime: Negative Pleasures, Structuring Absences. Intellect, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Chard, Holly. Mainstream Maverick: John Hughes and New Hollywood Cinema. University of Texas Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Deacon, Desley. Judith Anderson: Australian Star First Lady of the American Stage. Kerr Publishing, 2019. Already assigned for review.

Humphrey, Daniel. Archaic Modernism: Queer Poetics in the Cinema of Pier Paolo Pasolini. Wayne State University Press, 2020.

Kaklamanidou, Betty, ed. New Approaches to Contemporary Adaptation. Wayne State University Press, 2020.Khoo, Gaik Cheng, Thomas Barker, and Mary J. Ainslie, eds. Southeast Asia on Screen. Amsterdam University Press, 2020.

Lema-Hincapié, Andrés, and Conixita Domènech, eds. Indiscreet Fantasies: Iberian Queer Cinema. Bucknell University Press, 2020.

Losada, Matt. Before Bemberg: Women Filmmakers in Argentina. Rutgers University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Mclaughlin, Noel, and Joanna Braniff. How Belfast Got the Blues: A Cultural History of Popular Music in the 1960s. Intellect, 2020.

Merck, Mandy. Cinema’s Melodramatic Celebrity. British Film Institute, 2020.

Morse, Daniel Ryan. Radio Empire: The BBC’s Eastern Service and the Emergence of the Global Anglophone Novel. Columbia University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Pye, Douglas. V. F. Perkins on Movies. Wayne State University Press, 2020Already assigned for review.

Siewert, Senta. Performing Moving Images: Access, Archives and Affects. Amsterdam University Press, 2020 Already assigned for review.

Wasson, Haidee. Everyday Movies: Portability and the Transformation of American Culture. University of California Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.

Books for Review, Autumn 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.

Abel, Richard. Motor City Movie Culture, 1916-1925. Indiana University Press, 2020.


Andersen, Joceline. Stars and Silhouettes: The History of the Cameo Role in Hollywood. Wayne State University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.


Bottomley, Andrew J. Sound Streams: A Cultural History of Radio-Internet Convergence. University of Michigan Press, 2020.


Burke, Frank. A Companion to Federico Fellini. John Wiley & Sons, 2020.


Cobb, Thomas J. American Cinema and Cultural Diplomacy. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. Already assigned for review.


Egan, Kate, and Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock. And Now for Something Completely Different: Critical Approaches to Monty Python. Edinburgh University Press, 2020.


Fletcher, Tony. The Kinematograph Theatre Arrives: Part III of The London County Council and the Cinematograph. Local History Publications, 2020.


Galili, Doron. Seeing by Electricity: The Emergence of Television, 1878-1939. Duke University Press, 2020. Already assigned for review.


Greenhill, Pauline. Reality, Magic, and Other Lies: Fairy Tale Film Truths. Wayne State University Press, 2020.


Horten, Gerd. Don’t Need No Thought Control: Western Culture in East Germany and the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Berghahn Books, 2020. Already assigned for review.


Kilbourn, Russell. The Cinema of Paolo Sorrentino. Wallflower Press, 2020.


Konkle, Amanda. Some Kind of Mirror: Creating Marilyn Monroe. Rutgers University Press, 2019. Already assigned for review.


Lanzoni, Rémi. The Cinema of Ettore Scola. Wayne State University Press, 2020.


Lewis, Leon. John Alton: Essays on the Cinematographer’s Art and Craft. McFarland, 2020.


Morton, Scott A. The Sirens of Wartime Radio and How the American Print Media Presented Them. Lexington Books, 2020.


Remes, Justin. Absence in Cinema. Columbia University Press, 2020.

Thomson, David. Murder and the Movies. Yale University Press, 2020.

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