Book for Review Summer 2022


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.


Allen, Julie K. Screening Europe in Australasia. University of Exeter Press, 2022.
Austin, Sara. Monstrous Youth: Transgressing the Boundaries of Childhood in the United States. Ohio State University Press, 2022.
Bartlett, Robert. The Middle Ages and the Movies: Eight Key Films. Reaktion Books, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Berg, Anne. On Screen and Off: Cinema and the Making of Nazi Hamburg. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2022.
Berry, Michael. Jia Zhangke on Jia Zhangke. Duke University Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Byrne, Katherine, Julie Anne Taddeo and James Leggot, eds. Diagnosing History: Medicine in Television Period Drama. Manchester University Press, 2022.
Carroll, William. Suzuki Seijun and Postwar Japanese Cinema. Columbia University Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Doane, Mary Ann. Bigger Than Life: The Close-Up and Scale in the Cinema. Duke University Press, 2021.
Friedman, Jonathan C. Haunted Laughter: Representations of Adolf Hitler, the Third Reich, and the Holocaust in Comedic Film and Television. Lexington Books, 2022.
Godmilow, Jill. Kill the Documentary: A Letter to Filmmakers, Students and Scholars. Columbia University Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Hoyt, Eric. Ink-Stained Hollywood: The Triumph of American Cinema’s Trade Press. University of California Press, 2022.
Kennedy-Karpat, Colleen. Sustainable Legacy of Agnès Varda. Bloomsbury, 2022.
McNally, Karen. American Television During a Television Presidency. Wayne State University Press, 2022.
Melnick, Ross. Hollywood’s Embassies: How Movie Theatres Projected American Power Around the World. Columbia University Press, 2021.
Page, Allison. Media and the Affective Life of Slavery. University of Minnesota Press, 2022.
Petersen, Jennifer A. How Machines Came to Speak: Media Technologies and Freedom of Speech. Duke University Press, 2022.
Shaw, Anthony, and Giora Goodman. Hollywood and Israel: A History. Columbia University Press, 2022.
Slotten, Hugh Richard. Beyond Sputnik and the Space Race: The Origins of Global Satellite Communications. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022.
Slugan, Mario, and Daniel Biltereyst. New Perspectives on Early Cinema History. Bloomsbury, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Stokes, Melvyn. Cinema Memories: A People’s History of Cinema-Going in 1960s Britain. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Weber, Anne-Katrin. Television Before TV: New Media and Exhibition Culture in Europe and the USA, 1928-1939. Amsterdam University Press, 2022.
Wegenstein, Bernadette, and Lauren Benjamin Mushro, eds. Radical Equalities and Global Feminist Filmmaking. Vernon Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
White, Luke. Fighting Without Fighting: Kung Fu Cinema’s Journey to the West. Reaktion Books, 2022.

 

Books for Review Spring 2022

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.

Badley, Linda. Lars Von Trier Beyond Depression. Wallflower Press, 2022.

Berke, Annie. Their Own Best Creations: Women Writers in Postwar Television. University of California Press, 2022.

Billson, Anne. The Thing. BFI, 2021.
Brasiske, Inesa. Jonas Mekas: The Camera Was Always Running. Yale University Press, 2022.
Cain, Victoria. Schools and Screens: A Watchful History. MIT Press, 2021.
Cooper, Martin. Radio’s Legacy in Popular Culture: The Sounds of British Broadcasting over the Decades. Bloomsbury, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Cuevas, Efrén. Filming History from Below: Microhistorical Documentaries. Wallflower, 2022.
Fabian, Steven, Marissa Moorman, and Josh Shepperd, eds. Breaking News. Radical History Review, 2021.
Faucette, Brian. Hawaii Five-O. Wayne State University Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Grant, Barry Keith. 100 American Horror Films. British Film Institute, 2022.
Havas, Julia. Woman Up: Invoking Feminism in Quality Television. Wayne State University Press, 2022.
Hinkelman, Jeffrey A. For No Reason at All:The Changing Narrative of the First World War in American Film. University Press of Mississippi, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Mizejewski, Linda. The Americans. Wayne State University Press, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Neto, João Nemi. Cannibalizing Queer: Brazilian Cinema from 1970 to 2015. Wayne State University Press, 2022.
Perry, Chris, and Eric Henry Sanders. SceneWriting: The Missing Manual for Screenwriters. Bloomsbury, 2022.
Pomerance, Murray. Color It True: Impressions of Cinema, 2022.  Already assigned for review.
Preece, Julian. Lost Honour of Katharina Blum (Die Verlorene Ehre Der Katharina Blum). BFI, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Rony, Fatimah Tobing. How Do We Look? Revisiting Visual Biopolitics. Duke University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review. 
Rühse, Viola. Film Und Kino Als Spiegel: Siegfried Kracauers Filmschriften Aus Deutschland Und Frankreich. De Gruyter, 2022.
Schleser, Max. Smartphone Filmmaking: Theory and Practice. Bloomsbury, 2021. Already assigned for review. 
Sharp, Ilana Shub. Esfir Shub: Pioneer of Documentary Filmmaking. Bloomsbury, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Shor, Francis. Soupy Sales and the Detroit Experience. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2021.
Stern, Julia A. Bette Davis Black and White. University of Chicago Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Vasudevan, Ravi. Media and the Constitution of the Political. Sage, 2022. Already assigned for review.
Winterbottom, Michael, ed. Dark Matter: Independent Filmmaking in the 21st Century. British Film Institute, 2021. Already assigned for review. 

Books for Review – Winter 2022

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.
Boulègue, Franck. The Return of Twin Peaks. Intellect, 2022.
Brown, Matthew H. Indirect Subjects: Nollywood’s Local Address. Duke University Press, 2021.
Duffett, Mark. Elvis: Roots, Image, Comeback, Phenomenon. Equinox Publishing, 2020.
Gottlieb, Sidney, and Donal Martín, eds. Haunted by Vertigo: Hitchcock’s Masterpiece Then and Now. JOHN LIBBEY PUBLISHING, 2021.  Already assigned for review.
Groskopf, Jeremy. Profit Margins: The American Silent Cinema and the Marginalization of Advertising. Indiana University Press, 2021.
Karalis, Vrasidas. Cinematic Language of Theo Angelopoulos. Berghahn Books, 2021.
Lemza, John. The Big Picture: The Cold War on the Small Screen. University Press of Kansas, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Martin-Jones, David. Columbo: Paying Attention 24/7. EUP, 2021. Already assigned for review.
McBride, Joseph. Billy Wilder: Dancing on the Edge. Columbia University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
Meden, Jurij. Scratches and Glitches: Observations on Preserving and Exhibiting Cinema in the Early 21st Century. Austrian Film Museum, 2021 Already assigned for review.
Prokhorov, Alexander. Russian TV Series in the Era of Transition. Academic Studies Press, 2021.
White, John. British Cinema and a Divided Nation. Edinburgh University Press, 2021. Already assigned for review.
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