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Television

  • Hybrid Heritage on Screenby Elena Oliete-Aldea

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Hybrid Heritage on Screen provides a long overdue thorough analysis of the 1980s 'Raj Revival'. It examines imperial nostalgia and troubled ethnic, gender and class relations during the Thatcher Era as represented in cinema and television. more...

  • The Art of Captaincyby Mike Brearley

    Pan Macmillan UK 2015; US$ 15.45

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  • The Middle Ages on Televisionby Meriem Pagès; Karolyn Kinane

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 40.00

    The 21st century has seen a resurgence of popular interest in the Middle Ages. Television in particular has presented a wide and diverse array of "medieval" offerings. Yet there exists little scholarship on television medievalism. This collection fills the gap with 10 new essays focusing on the depiction of the Middle Ages in popular culture... more...

  • Getting Out Aliveby Roger Mosey

    Biteback Publishing 2015; US$ 24.78

    Delinquent presenters, controversial executive pay-offs, the Jimmy Savile scandal… The BBC is one of the most successful broadcasters in the world, but its programme triumphs are often accompanied by management crises and high-profile resignations. One of the most respected figures in the broadcasting industry, Roger Mosey has taken senior roles at... more...

  • Inside the Rise of HBOby Bill Mesce Jr.

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 29.95

    There are two ages in the history of television: before HBO and after HBO. Before the launch of Home Box Office in 1972, the industry had changed little since the birth of broadcast network television in the late 1940s. The arrival of the premium cable channel began a revolution in the business and programming of TV. For the generation that has grown... more...

  • The Art of Captaincyby Mike Brearley

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 9.72

    Mike Brearley is one of the most successful cricket captains of all time, and, in 1981, he captained the England team to the momentous Ashes series victory against Australia. In The Art of Captaincy , his treatise on leadership and motivation, he draws directly on his experience of man-managing a team, which included a pugnacious Ian Botham and... more...

  • The Search for Meaning in Film and Televisionby Marcus Maloney

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book is concerned with the difficulties faced by modern Westerners in their search for a meaningful life. It sheds light on this enduring cultural dilemma through a close reading of four popular film and television narratives. more...

  • European Cinema and Televisionby Ib Bondebjerg; Eva Novrup Redvall; Andrew Higson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    European Cinema and Television offers comparative studies of the production, content, distribution and reception of film and television drama in Europe, focusing on how new developments are shaped by national and European policies and practices, and on the role of film and television in our everyday lives. more...

  • The Paranormal and the Paranoidby Aaron John Gulyas

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 74.99

    This book explores a genre of American science fiction television which emerged in the 1990s?that of conspiratorial science fiction. more...

  • Engaging the Pastby Alison Landsberg

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    Reading films, television dramas, reality shows, and virtual exhibits, among other popular texts, Engaging the Past examines the making and meaning of history for everyday viewers. Contemporary media can encourage complex interactions with the past that have far-reaching consequences for history and politics. Viewers experience these representations... more...