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  • Media Studies: A Complete Introductionby Joanne Hollows

    Hodder & Stoughton 2016; US$ 18.99

    Written by an academic and researcher with over twenty years' experience in teaching and convening Media Studies courses, Media Studies: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free... more...

  • The Star Trek Bookby DK

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2016; Not Available

    Celebrate 50 years of Star Trek and explore one of the greatest science fiction universes ever created with The Star Trek Book . Boldly go where no one has gone before to discover all things Star Trek. Explore every era of the Star Trek movies and TV series in detail, featuring everything from visionary technology such as communicators and... more...

  • "Mountain of Destiny"by Harald H÷busch

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    A study of how Nanga Parbat, the ninth-highest peak on earth, became the German "mountain of the mind." more...

  • Artificial Darknessby Noam M. Elcott

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Darkness has a history and a uniquely modern form. Distinct from night, shadows, and artificial light, ?artificial darkness? has been overlooked?until now. In fact, controlled darkness was essential to the rise of photography and cinema, science and spectacle, and a century of advanced art and film. Artificial Darkness is the first book to historicize... more...

  • Early Race Filmmaking in Americaby Barbara Lupack

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The early years of the twentieth century were a formative time in the long history of struggle for black representation. More than any other medium, movies reflected the tremendous changes occurring in American society. Unfortunately, since they drew heavily on the nineteenth-century theatrical conventions of blackface minstrelsy and the "Uncle Tom... more...

  • The Politics of Ephemeral Digital Mediaby Sara Pesce; Paolo Noto

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In the age of "complex Tv", of social networking and massive consumption of transmedia narratives, a myriad short-lived phenomena surround films and TV programs raising questions about the endurance of a fictional world and other mediatized discourse over a long arc of time. The life of media products can change direction depending on the variability... more...

  • Ex-Centric Migrationsby Hakim Abderrezak

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Ex-Centric Migrations examines cinematic, literary, and musical representations of migrants and migratory trends in the western Mediterranean. Focusing primarily on clandestine sea-crossings, Hakim Abderrezak shows that despite labor and linguistic ties with the colonizer, migrants from the Maghreb (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia) no longer systematically... more...

  • Chinese Cinemasby Felicia Chan; Andy Willis

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    Chinese Cinemas: International Perspectives examines the impact the rapid expansion of Chinese filmmaking in mainland China has had on independent and popular Chinese cinemas both in and outside of China. While the large Chinese markets are coveted by Hollywood, the commercial film industry within the People?s Republic of China has undergone... more...

  • Fado and the Urban Poor in Portuguese Cinema of the 1930s and 1940sby Michael Colvin

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; US$ 90.00

    A compelling account of the role of Fado and the fadista in Portuguese film and the wider culture. more...

  • A Companion to Russian Cinemaby Birgit Beumers

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00

    A Companion to Russian Cinema  provides an exhaustive and carefully organised guide to the cinema of pre-Revolutionary Russia, of the Soviet era, as well as post-Soviet Russian cinema, edited by one of the most established and knowledgeable scholars in Russian cinema studies.  The most up-to-date and thorough coverage of Russian, Soviet... more...