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Ethnographic Film: Revised Edition
Ethnographic Film: Revised Edition
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mpn: 9780292714588, ean: 9780292714588, isbn: 0292714580,

Even before Robert Flaherty released Nanook of the North in 1922, anthropologists were producing films about the lifeways of native peoples for a public audience, as well as for research and teaching. Ethnographic Film (1976) was one of the first boo...


''This Is Jerusalem Calling'': State Radio in Mandate Palestine
"This Is Jerusalem Calling": State Radio in Mandate Palestine
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781477302231, isbn: 1477302239,

Modeled after the BBC, the Palestine Broadcasting Service was launched in 1936 to serve as the national radio station of Mandate Palestine, playing a pivotal role in shaping the culture of the emerging middle class in the region. Despite its signific...


Youth Culture in Global Cinema
Youth Culture in Global Cinema
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ean: 9780292714144, isbn: 0292714149,

Coming of age is a pivotal experience for everyone. So it is no surprise that filmmakers around the globe explore the experiences of growing up in their work. From blockbuster U.S. movies such as the Harry Potter series to thought-provoking foreign f...


Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves, Revised Edition
Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves, Revised Edition
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ean: 9780292725355, isbn: 0292725353,

Before the Internet brought the world together, there was border radio. These mega-watt "border blaster" stations, set up just across the Mexican border to evade U.S. regulations, beamed programming across the United States and as far away as South A...


Latino Images in Film: Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance (Texas Film and Media Studies Series)
Latino Images in Film: Stereotypes, Subversion, and Resistance (Texas Film and Media Studies Series)
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ean: 9780292709072, isbn: 0292709072,

The bandido, the harlot, the male buffoon, the female clown, the Latin lover, and the dark lady—these have been the defining, and demeaning, images of Latinos in U.S. cinema for more than a century. In this book, Charles Ramírez Berg develops an i...


Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic: Art, Activism, Academia, and the Austin Project (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture)
Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic: Art, Activism, Academia, and the Austin Project (Louann Atkins Temple Women & Culture)
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ean: 9780292722873, isbn: 0292722877,

In Austin, Texas, in 2002, a group of artists, activists, and academics led by performance studies scholar Omi Osun Joni L. Jones formed the Austin Project (tAP), which meets annually in order to provide a space for women of color and their allies to...


Sculpting in Time: Tarkovsky The Great Russian Filmaker Discusses His Art
Sculpting in Time: Tarkovsky The Great Russian Filmaker Discusses His Art
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mpn: new18-03-012016-b0135336, ean: 9780292776241, isbn: 0292776241,

Andrey Tarkovsky, the genius of modern Russian cinema—hailed by Ingmar Bergman as "the most important director of our time"—died an exile in Paris in December 1986. In Sculpting in Time, he has left his artistic testament, a remarkable revelation...


CinemaTexas Notes: The Early Days of Austin Film Culture
CinemaTexas Notes: The Early Days of Austin Film Culture
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ean: 9781477315439, isbn: 1477315438,

Austin’s thriving film culture, renowned for international events such as SXSW and the Austin Film Festival, extends back to the early 1970s when students in the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the University of Texas at Austin ran a film pr...


A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove: Anniversary Edition (Southwestern & Mexican Photography Series, The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University)
A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove: Anniversary Edition (Southwestern & Mexican Photography Series, The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University)
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To celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the 1989 CBS debut of the multi-award-winning miniseries Lonesome Dove, UT Press is pleased to issue a commemorative edition of A Book of Photographs from Lonesome Dove. This edition features a new deluxe dus...


Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television
Screening Stephen King: Adaptation and the Horror Genre in Film and Television
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ean: 9781477314913, isbn: 1477314911,

Since the 1970s, the name Stephen King has been synonymous with horror. His vast number of books has spawned a similar number of feature films and TV shows, and together they offer a rich opportunity to consider how one writer’s work has been adapt...




The Comedy Studies Reader
The Comedy Studies Reader
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From classical Hollywood film comedies to sitcoms, recent political satire, and the developing world of online comedy culture, comedy has been a mainstay of the American media landscape for decades. Recognizing that scholars and students need an auth...


Comic Book Film Style: Cinema at 24 Panels per Second
Comic Book Film Style: Cinema at 24 Panels per Second
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ean: 9781477313251, isbn: 1477313257,

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Superhero films and comic book adaptations dominate contemporary Hollywood filmmaking, and it is not just the storylines of these blockbuster spectacles that have been influenced by comics. The comic book medium itself has profoundly influenced how m...


Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks
Not Your Average Zombie: Rehumanizing the Undead from Voodoo to Zombie Walks
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mpn: 9781477313176, ean: 9781477313176, isbn: 1477313176,

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The zombie apocalypse hasn't happened—yet—but zombies are all over popular culture. From movies and TV shows to video games and zombie walks, the undead stalk through our collective fantasies. What is it about zombies that exerts such a powerful ...


Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV
Where No Black Woman Has Gone Before: Subversive Portrayals in Speculative Film and TV
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ean: 9781477315224, isbn: 1477315225,

When Lieutenant Uhura took her place on the bridge of the Starship Enterprise on Star Trek, the actress Nichelle Nichols went where no African American woman had ever gone before. Yet several decades passed before many other black women began playing...



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