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Totalitarianism on Screen: The Art and Politics of The Lives of Others

by Carl Eric Scott & F. Flagg IV Taylor

From its creation in 1950, to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the German Democratic Republic's Ministry for State Security closely monitored its nation's citizens. Known as the Staatssicherheit or Stasi,...


Totalitarianism on Screen: The Art and Politics of the Lives of Others

by Carl Eric Scott & F. Flagg IV Taylor

From its creation in 1950, to the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the German Democratic Republic's Ministry for State Security closely monitored its nation's citizens. Known as the Staatssicherheit or Stasi,...


Good Films, Cheap Wine, Few Friends: A Memoir

by Juan Luis Buñuel & Linda C Ehrlich

The memoirs of Juan Luis Buñuel (b. 1934 in Paris) offer a first-hand look at the life of a vibrant man who has been surrounded by important figures of the twentieth century, including his father Luis Buñuel,...


Marilyn Monroe: A Life of the Actress, Revised and Updated

by Carl Rollyson

In American popular culture, Marilyn Monroe(1926-1962) has evolved in stature from movie superstar to American icon. Monroe's own understanding of her place in the American imagination and her effort to perfect...


Douglas Fairbanks and the American Century

by John C. Tibbetts & James M. Welsh

Douglas Fairbanks and the American Century brings to life the most popular movie star of his day, the personification of the Golden Age of Hollywood. At his peak, in the teens and twenties, the swashbuckling...


Douglas Fairbanks and the American Century

by John C. Tibbetts & James M. Welsh

Douglas Fairbanks and the American Century brings to life the most popular movie star of his day, the personification of the Golden Age of Hollywood. At his peak, in the teens and twenties, the swashbuckling...


Ravished Armenia and the Story of Aurora Mardiganian

by Anthony Slide & Atom Egoyan

"Ravished Armenia" and the Story of Aurora Mardiganian is the real-life tale of a teenage Armenian girl who was caught up in the 1915 Armenian genocide, the first genocide in modern history. Mardiganian (1901-1994)...


Ravished Armenia and the Story of Aurora Mardiganian

by Anthony Slide & Atom Egoyan

"Ravished Armenia" and the Story of Aurora Mardiganian is the real-life tale of a teenage Armenian girl who was caught up in the 1915 Armenian genocide, the first genocide in modern history. Mardiganian (1901-1994)...


Critical Political Economy of the Media: An Introduction

by Jonathan Hardy

How the media are organised and funded is central to understanding their role in society. Critical Political Economy of the Media provides a clear, comprehensive and insightful introduction to the political...


Integrative Therapy

by Maria Gilbert & Vanja Orlans

Integrative Therapy: 100 Key Points & Techniques provides a concise and accessible guide which allows professionals and students to look outside of their own approaches, in order to draw upon techniques that...


Militarism and Foreign Policy in Japan

by E EN Causton

The Manchurian 'Incident' of 1931 led to a Japanese occupation, the birth of Manchoukuo and the withdrawal of Japan from the League of Nations. At the time it seemed as if the army and navy were exerting a supreme...


Cross-Cultural Issues in Art

by Steven Leuthold

This book provides an engaging introduction to aesthetic concepts, expanding the discussion beyond the usual Western theorists and Western examples.


Tourism and Poverty

by Regina Scheyvens

Tourism and Poverty addresses a critical question facing many academics, governments, aid agencies, tourism organisations, and conservation bodies around the world: can tourism work as a tool to overcome poverty?...


Journalists, Sources, and Credibility

by Bob Franklin & Matt Carlson

This volume revisits what we know about the relationship between journalists and their sources. By asking new questions, employing novel methodologies, and confronting sweeping changes to journalism and media,...


Screening Neoliberalism: Transforming Mexican Cinema, 1988-2012

by Ignacio Sanchez Prado

The silver screen of Mexico, as it appears at home and abroad


Television Personalities

by James Bennett

Television Personalities offers an exciting, engaging approach to studying and understanding the most prominent and popular performers in television and celebrity culture.


Westerns

by John White

In this guidebook John White discusses the evolution of the Western through history, looking at theoretical and critical approaches to the genre.


Film Form: Essays in Film Theory

by Sergei Eisenstein

Twelve essays written between 1928 and 1945 that demonstrate key points in the development of Eisenstein’s film theory and in particular his analysis of the sound-film medium. Edited, translated, and with...


Witch Hunt in Hollywood: McCarthyism's War On Tinseltown

by Michael Freedland

This is the story of how the politicians took Tinseltown to task in the late 1940s and 1950s. As the Cold War with the Soviet Union began in earnest, the search for 'Reds under the bed', later led by Senator...


The New Hollywood: From Bonnie and Clyde to Star Wars

by Peter Kramer

On December 8, 1967 Time magazine put Bonnie and Clyde on its cover and announced, "The New Cinema: Violence … Sex … Art." The following decade has long been celebrated as a golden age in American film history....