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, 2019Already Assigned for Review.

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.

Books for Review, Autumn 2019

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.

Adams, Simone. Gladiators in Suits. Syracuse University Press, 2019.

Alexander, Colin R. Administering Colonialism and War. Oxford University Press, 2019.

Cazenave, Jennifer. An Archive of the Catastrophe. SUNY Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Chignell, Hugh. British Radio Drama, 1945-63. Bloomsbury, 2019. Assigned for Review.

Cooper, Annabel. Filming the Colonial Past. Otago UP, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Daniels, Jill. Memory, Place and Autobiography. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019.

Fickers, Andreas. Communicating Europe. Palgrave Macmillan, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Finn, Kavita Mudan. Becoming: Genre, Queerness and Transformation in NBC’s Hannibal. Syracuse University Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Geiger, John L. Creativity and Copyright. University of California Press, 2019.

Gerhardt, Christina. 1968 and Global Cinema. Wayne State University Press, 2018. Already Assigned for Review.

———. Screening the Red Army Faction: Historical and Cultural Memory. Bloomsbury, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Gillespie, William A. LEGION CONDOR: Karl Ritter’s lost 1939 feature film. German Films Dot Net, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Kaffen, Philip. What Is Japanese Cinema? A History. Columbia University Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Liu, Mia Yinxing. Literati Lenses: Wenren Landscape in Chinese Cinema of the Mao Era. University of Hawai’i Press, 2019. Already assigned for review. 

McGowan, David. Animated Personalities. University of Texas Press, 2019. Assigned for Review.

Potter, Susan. Queer Timing. University of Illinois Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Rice, Tom. Films for the Colonies. University of California Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Rogers, Ariel. On the Screen. Columbia University Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Rosenbaum, Jonathan. Cinematic Encounters 2. University of Illinois Press, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Waggoner, Linda M. Starring Red Wing! Bison Books, 2019.

Wessels, Josepha Ivanka. Documenting Syria. I.B. Tauris, 2019. Already Assigned for Review.

Books for review – Spring 2018

IAMHIST received copies of the following books and is looking for reviewers (Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television). If you are interested, just send a message (mentioning the full title of the book) to the associate and book review editor for North America, Katharina Niemeyer : iamhistreviews@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 do also communicate your full postal address in case the book is still available for review.

Barefoot, Guy. Trash Cinema: The Lure of the Low. Columbia University Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Bondanella, Peter, and Federico Pacchioni. A History of Italian Cinema. 2nd ed. New York: Bloomsbury, 2017. Already assigned for review

Denison, Rayna, ed. Princess Mononoke: Understanding Studio Ghibli’s Monster Princess. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Dobson, Nichola. Norman McLaren. Between the Frames. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Friedman, Seth. Are You Watching Closely?: Cultural Paranoia, New Technologies, and the Contemporary Hollywood Misdirection Film. SUNY Press, 2017.

Fronc, Jennifer. Monitoring the Movies: The Fight Over Film Censorship in Early Twentieth-century Urban America. University of Texas Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Fuller-Seeley, Kathryn H. Jack Benny and the Golden Age of American Radio Comedy. Univ of California Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Glick, Joshua. Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977. Univ of California Press, 2018.

Gorfinkel, Elena. Lewd Looks: American Sexploitation Cinema in the 1960s. University of Minnesota Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Haltof, Marek. Screening Auschwitz: Wanda Jakubowska’s The Last Stage and the Politics of Commemoration. Northwestern University Press, 2018. Already assigned for review

Harlap, Itay. Television Drama in Israel: Identities in Post-TV Culture. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017.

Herzog, Werner, Martje Herzog, and Alan Greenberg. Scenarios: Aguirre, the Wrath of God; Every Man for Himself and God Against All; Land of Silence and Darkness; Fitzcarraldo. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Johnson, Keith Leslie. Jan Svankmajer. University of Illinois Press, 2017.

Klika, D. T. Situation Comedy, Character, and Psychoanalysis: On the Couch with Lucy, Basil, and Kimmie. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2018.

Leigh, Jacob. The Late Films of Claude Chabrol: Genre, Visual Expressionism and Narrational Ambiguity. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017.

Long, Christian. The imaginary geography of Hollywood cinema 1960-2000. Intellect Books, 2017. Already assigned for review

Raw, Laurence. Six Turkish Filmmakers. University of Wisconsin Pres, 2017.

Rawlings, Roger. Ripping England!: Postwar British Satire from Ealing to the Goons. SUNY Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Ripley, Mark. A Search for Belonging: The Mexican Cinema of Luis Buñuel. Columbia University Press, 2017.

Roberts, Robin. Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture. University Press of Mississippi, 2018.

Roquet, Paul. Ambient Media: Japanese Atmospheres of Self. University of Minnesota Press, 2016. Already assigned for review

Samer, Roxanne, and William Whittington, eds. Spectatorship: Shifting Theories of Gender, Sexuality, and Media. University of Texas Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Shuster, Martin. New Television: The Aesthetics and Politics of a Genre. University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Sonnevend, Julia. Stories without borders: The Berlin Wall and the making of a global iconic event. Oxford University Press, 2016. Already assigned for review

Souch, Irina. Popular Tropes of Identity in Contemporary Russian Television and Film. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017.

Stoeltje, Rachael, ed. Sustainable Audiovisual Collections Through Collaboration: Proceedings of the 2016 Joint Technical Symposium. Indiana University Press, 2017. Already assigned for review

Wagner, Kristen Anderson. Comic Venus: Women and Comedy in American Silent Film. Wayne State University Press, 2018. Already assigned for review

Wright, Julie Lobalzo. Crossover Stardom: Popular Male Music Stars in American Cinema. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2017. Already assigned for review

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