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- Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 15.95
Introduction to Documentary provides a one-of-a-kind overview of the most important topics and issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, from the law to anthropology, and from history to journalism, this... more...
- Indiana University Press 2010; US$ 20.99
This new edition of Bill Nichols?s bestselling text provides an up-to-date introduction to the most important issues in documentary history and criticism. Designed for students in any field that makes use of visual evidence and persuasive strategies, Introduction to Documentary identifies the distinguishing qualities of documentary and teaches the... more...
- University of California Press 2016; US$ 29.95
How do issues of form and content shape the documentary film? What role does visual evidence play in relation to a documentary?s arguments about the world we live in? In what ways do documentaries abide by or subvert ethical expectations? Are mockumentaries a form of subversion? Can the documentary be an aesthetic experience and at the same time have... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 19.99
Critical Cinema: Beyond the Theory of Practice purges the obstructive line between the making of and the theorising on film, uniting theory and practice in order to move beyond the commercial confines of Hollywood. Opening with an introduction by Bill Nichols, one of the world?s leading writers on nonfiction film, this volume features contributions... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 83.00
Péter Forgács, based in Budapest, is best known for his award-winning films built on home movies from the 1930s to the 1960s that document ordinary lives soon to intersect with offscreen historical events. Cinemas Alchemist offers a sustained exploration of the imagination and skill with which Forgács reshapes such film footage,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 49.99
The Handbook of Public Sociology presents a comprehensive look at every facet of public sociology in theory and practice. It pays particular attention to how public sociology can complement more traditional types of sociological practice to advance both the analytical power of the discipline and its ability to benefit society. The volume features... more...
- Lexington Books 2016; US$ 149.99
Perhaps nowhere in the broad expanse of types of film is the old ?quarrel between philosophy and poetry? more evident?and also more vitally relevant?than in the genre or mode of film known as documentary. Documentary film is just another form of poetic imitation, in its variety of instances and complexity of fabrication, it is just as much caught... more...