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 (  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.


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