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- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 26.70
Preußen: expansiv, militaristisch und rücksichtslos - oder sparsam und tugendhaft, bürokratisch und ordnungsliebend? Waren es ?preußische Tugenden?, die dem Nationalsozialismus den Weg bereiteten? Hat Preußen Österreich aus dem Alten Reich gedrängt und war Berlin wirklich die verspätete Hauptstadt? Schon der Blick der Zeitgenossen auf Preußen war klischeebehaftet.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 35.95
Alternative Scriptwriting 4E is an insightful and inspiring book on screenwriting concerned with challenging you to take creative risks with genre, tone, character, and structure. Concerned with exploring alternative approaches beyond the traditional three-act structure, Alternative Scriptwriting first defines conventional approach, suggests alternatives,... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2008; US$ 25.00
Alternative worlds in films such as The Wizard of Oz, It?s a Wonderful Life, Donnie Darko and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind offer similarities and resonances to our world, but provide a way for filmmakers to address the human condition by forming a sincere and serious connection with everyday life. An illuminating new book explores the history,... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 34.95
From the very beginning of cinema, there have been amateur filmmakers at work. It wasn?t until Kodak introduced 16mm film in 1923, however, that amateur moviemaking became a widespread reality, and by the 1950s, over a million Americans had amateur movie cameras. In Amateur Cinema, Charles Tepperman explores the meaning of the "amateur" in film history... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 26.95
In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1920s examines the film industry's continued growth and prosperity while focusing on important themes of the era that witnessed the birth of the star system that supported the meteoric rise and celebrity status of actors including Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Joan Crawford, Greta Garbo, and Rudolph... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2008; US$ 26.95
The profound cultural and political changes of the 1960s brought the United States closer to social revolution than at any other time in the twentieth century. The country fragmented as various challenges to state power were met with increasing and violent resistance. The Cold War heated up and the Vietnam War divided Americans. Civil rights,... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Despite the work that has been done on the power of visual communication in general, and about the social influence of television in particular, television's relationship with reality is still something of a black box. Even today, the convention that the screen functions as a window on reality structures much of the production and reception of... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 95.00
During the Silent Era, when most films dealt with dramatic or comedic takes on the "boy meets girl, boy loses girl" theme, other motion pictures dared to tackle such topics as rejuvenation, revivication, mesmerism, the supernatural and the grotesque. A Daughter of the Gods (1916), The Phantom of the Opera (1925), The Magician (1926) and Seven... more...