Books for Review Summer 2024

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 Veronica Johnson (Veronica.Johnson@outlook.ie).  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.

Books available for review:

Alter, Norma M. Harun Farocki: Forms of Intelligence. Columbia University Press, 2024. Already assigned for review.

Andrews, Kylie. Trailblazing Women of Australian Public Broadcasting, 1945-1975. Anthem Press, 2024. Already assigned for review.

Barber, Susan. The Australian Film Revival: 1970s, 1980s, and Beyond. Bloomsbury Academic, 2023.

Dear, Michael. Border Witness: Reimagining the US-Mexico Borderlands through Film. University of California Press, 2023.

Demir, Sertaç Timur. The City on Screen: Modern Strangers of Cinematic Istanbul. Vernon Press, 2024.

Drew, Rob. Unspooled: How the Cassette made Music Shareable. Duke University Press, 2024. Already assigned for review.

Etienne, Anne, Benjamin Halligan and Christopher Weedman, eds. Adult Themes: British Cinema and the X Certificate in the Long 1960s. Bloomsbury Academic, 2023.

Fabbri, Lorenzo. Cinema is the Strongest Weapon: Race-Making and Resistance in Fascist Italy. University of Minnesota Press, 2023.

Hart, Phoebe. Crafting Contemporary Documentaries and Docuseries for Global Screens: Docu-mania. Rowman, 2024.

Hastie, Amelie. Columbo: Make Me a Perfect Murder. Duke University Press, 2024. Already assigned for review.

Herbert, Daniel. Maverick Movies: New Line Cinema and the Transformation of American Film. University of California Press, 2024.

Hines, Claire, Terence McSweeney, and Stuart Joy, eds. James Bond Will Return: Critical Perspectives on the 007 Film Franchise. Columbia University Press, 2024. Already assigned for review.

Hollenbach, Lisa. Poetry FM: American Poetry and Radio Counterculture. University of Iowa Press, 2024.

Long, Derek. Playing the Percentages: How Film Distribution Made the Hollywood Studio System. University of Texas Press, 2024.

Li, Jie. Cinematic Guerrillas: Propaganda, Projectionists, and Audiences in Socialist China. Columbia University Press, 2023. Already assigned for review.

Lithgow, Michael and Michèle Martin, eds. Eyewitness Textures: User-Generated Content and Journalism in the Twenty-First Century. McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2024.

Verma, Neil. Narrative Podcasting in an Age of Obsession. University of Michigan Press, 2024. Already assigned for review.

Wiegand, Daniel, ed. Aesthetics of Early Sound Film: Media Change around 1930. Amsterdam University Press, 2023.

Books for Review – Autumn 2023

Birdsall, Carolyn. Radiophilia. Bloomsbury, 2023.

Already assigned for review.

Blom, Ivo. Quo Vadis? Cabiria and the ‘Archaelogists’. Early Italian Cinema’s Appropiation of Art and Archaeology. Kaplan, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Broussard, Paula. Eleanor P
owell: Born to Dance
. University Press of Kentucky, 2023.
Already assigned for review.
Burgoyne, Robert. The New American War Film. University of Minnesota Press, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Carney, Michael. Hilda Matheson: A Life of Secrets and Broadcasts. Handheld Classics, 2023.
Daniel, Michelle S. “The DJ Who ‘Brought Down’ the USSR: The Life and Legacy of Seva Novgorodsev.” Academic Studies Press, April 25, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Davis, Glyn, and Jaap Kooijman, eds. The Richard Dyer Reader. Bloomsbury, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Hain, Milan. Starmaker: David O. Selznik. University Press of Mississippi, 2023. Already assigned for review.
LaRocca, David, and Sandra Laugier, eds. Television with Stanley Cavell in Mind. University of Exeter Press, 2023.
Mendik, Xavier, and Julian Petley, eds. Shocking Cinema of the 70s. Bloomsbury, 2023. Already assigned for review.

Papadopoulou, Frantzeska, Louise Wallenberg, Maaret Koskinen, and Tytti Soila. Now About All These Women in the Swedish Film Industry. Bloomsbury, 2023.
Salazkina, Masha. World Socialist Cinema: Alliances, Affinities and Solidarities in the Global Cold War. University of California Press, 2023.
Schönfeld, Christiane. The History of German Literature on Film. Bloomsbury, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Sutherland, Tonia. Resurrecting the Black Body: Race and the Digital Afterlife. University of California Press, 2023.

Yaqub, Nadia G. Gaza on Screen. Duke University Press, 2023.

Books for Review Summer 2023

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.

Anderson, Lisa M. Black Women and the Changing Television Landscape. Bloomsbury, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Brady, Martin. The Cinema of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub. Legenda, 2023.
Dootson, Kirsty Sinclair. The Rainbow’s Gravity: Colour, Materiality and British Modernity. Paul Mellon Centre, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Engelen, Leen, and Roel Vande Winkel, eds. Thematic Issue: ‘Cultures of Spectacle.’ Journal of Belgian History, 2023.
Fuke, Oliver, ed. Films of Laura Mulvey and Peter Wollen. British Film Institute, 2022.
Goscilo, Helena. Singing a Different Tune: The Slavic Film Musical. Academic Studies Press, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Jensen, Helle Strandgaard. Selling Sesame Street: A Transnational History. Oxford University Press, 2023.
Kuhn, Annette. Exploring Cinema Memo. Argyll Publishing, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Plummer, Adam. The British Trauma Film: Psychoanalysis and Popular British Cinema in the Immediate Aftermath of the Second World War. Bloomsbury, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Pomerance, Murray. Color It True: Impressions of Cinema. Bloomsbury, 2022.
Rains, Stephanie. Advertising and Consumer Culture in Ireland, 1922-1962. Bloomsbury, 2022.
Ray, Robert B., and Christian Keathley. All the President’s Men. Bloomsbury, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Rebhandl, Bert. Jean-Luc Godard: The Permanent Revolutionary. University of Wisconsin Pres, 2023.
Russell, Catherine. The Cinema of Barbara Stanwyck. University of Illinois Press, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Shepperd, Josh. Shadow of the New Deal. University of Illinois Press, 2023. Already assigned for review.
Waller, Gregory A. Beyond the Movie Theater: Sites, Sponsors, Uses, Audiences. University of California Press, 2023. Already assigned for review.
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