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  • Dancing Shadows Of Baliby Hobart

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Psych and Philosophyby Robert Arp

    Open Court 2013; US$ 19.99

    I?m getting something,? says Shawn, assuming a look of intense concentration and pressing his fingertips to the sides of his head. Shawn Spencer uses lies, pretense, and distraction to get at the truth. But can pseudoscience and fakery really be so helpful? And if they can be, is it ethical to employ them? Psych and Philosophy takes an entertaining... more...

  • Black Caps and Red Feathersby Nkemngong Nkengasong

    Langaa RPCIG 2010; US$ 19.00

    In Black Caps and Red Feathers the reader is taken into Creature?s subconscious on the garbage heap where he is tenant, and where he recounts his multitudinous and gruesome experiences in Traourou?s underground prisons. Ancestral Earth, set within a traditional African background, indicts Akeumbin, the king and custodian of the earth of Allehtendurih,... more...

  • Punch and Judy in 19th Century Americaby Ryan Howard

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 55.00

    The hand-puppet play starring the characters Punch and Judy was introduced from England and became extremely popular in the U.S. in the 1800s. This book contains the record of what the author has learned about almost 350 American Punch players. And it explores the significance of the 19th-century American show as a reflection of the attitudes and conditions... more...

  • Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadowsby Geoffrey O'Brien

    Counterpoint 2013; US$ 24.99

    We watch what is moving fast from a platform that is also moving fast,? writes Geoffrey O?Brien in the beginning of Stolen Glimpses, Captive Shadows . This collectiongathering the best of a decade?s worth of writing on film by one of our most bracing and imaginative criticsranges freely over the past, present, and future of the movies, from the primal... more...

  • Kultur- und Filmpolitik im Kalten Kriegby Andreas Kötzing

    Wallstein Verlag 2013; US$ 34.06

    Die Filmfestivals von Leipzig und Oberhausen zählen zu den renommiertesten Filmfestivals weltweit. Beide Filmwochen wurden Mitte der 1950er Jahre gegründet und entwickelten sich schnell zu zentralen Kulturveranstaltungen in der Bundesrepublik bzw. in der DDR. Andreas Kötzing untersucht am Beispiel der Westdeutschen Kurzfilmtage und der Leipziger Dokumentar-... more...

  • The Cinema of Steven Spielbergby Nigel Morris

    Columbia University Press 2007; US$ 24.99

    Cinema?s most successful director is a commercial and cultural force demanding serious consideration. Not just triumphant marketing, this international popularity is partly a function of the movies themselves. Polarised critical attitudes largely overlook this, and evidence either unquestioning adulation or vilification—often vitriolic—for epitomising... more...

  • American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentaryby Scott MacDonald

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    American Ethnographic Film and Personal Documentary is a critical history of American filmmakers crucial to the development of ethnographic film and personal documentary. The Boston and Cambridge area is notable for nurturing these approaches to documentary film via institutions such as the MIT Film Section and the Film Study Center, the Carpenter... more...

  • Aftershocksby P. Brown

    Currency Press 1993; US$ 17.99

    A moving documentary play drawn from the traumatic recollections of members of the Newcastle Workers' Club, which was destroyed in the 1989 earthquake. more...

  • The Music Documentaryby Benjamin Halligan; Robert Edgar; Kirsty Fairclough-Isaacs

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    The Music Documentary offers a wide-range of approaches, across key moments in the history of popular music, in order to define and interrogate this prominent genre of film-making. The writers in this volume argue persuasively that the music documentary must be considered as an essential cultural artefact in documenting stars and icons, and musicians... more...