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  1. History on Film/Film on History

    2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Rosenstone

    Series: History: Concepts,Theories and Practice

    History on Film/Film on History demonstrates how films can be analyzed as historical sources. It offers undergraduates an introduction to some of the first issues involved with studying historical films. Rosenstone argues that to leave history films out of the discussion of the meaning of the...

    Published March 21st 2012 by Routledge

  2. The Multiplex in India

    A Cultural Economy of Urban Leisure

    By Adrian Athique, Douglas Hill

    Series: Routledge Contemporary South Asia Series

    During the decade of its existence in India, the multiplex cinema has been very much a sign of the times – both a symptom and a symbol of new social values. Indicative of a consistent push to create a ‘globalised’ consuming middle class and a new urban environment, multiplex theatres have thus...

    Published February 29th 2012 by Routledge

  3. World Cinema, Theology, and the Human

    Humanity in Deep Focus

    By Antonio Sison

    Series: Routledge Studies in Religion and Film

    Forging an open-minded but reasoned dialogue between nine acclaimed titles of world cinema, and a range of theological perspectives that touch on the theme of human experience, World Cinema, Theology, and the Human offers fresh portals of insight for the interdisciplinary area of Theology and Film....

    Published February 26th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Women's Narrative and Film in 20th Century Spain

    Edited by Kathleen Glenn

    Women's Narrative and Film in 20th Century Spain examines the development of the feminine cultural tradition in spain and how this tradition reshaped and defined a Spanish national identity. Each chapter focuses on representation of autobiography, alienation and exile, marginality, race, eroticism...

    Published December 8th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Film in Contemporary Southeast Asia

    Cultural Interpretation and Social Intervention

    Edited by David C. L. Lim, Hiroyuki Yamamoto

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    This book discusses contemporary film in all the main countries of Southeast Asia, and the social practices and ideologies which films either represent or oppose. It shows how film acquires signification through cultural interpretation, and how film also serves as a site of contestations between...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  6. South Asian Cinemas

    Widening the Lens

    Edited by Sara Dickey, Rajinder Dudrah

    This path-breaking collection explores the breadth and depth of South Asia’s many vibrant cinemas. It extends well beyond Bollywood to Nepali, Sri Lankan, Pakistani Panjabi, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Kannada, and early Tamil cinemas, while unpacking the category of 'Bollywood' itself. The coverage of...

    Published November 27th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Postcolonial Cinema Studies

    Edited by Sandra Ponzanesi, Marguerite Waller

    This collection of essays foregrounds the work of filmmakers in theorizing and comparing postcolonial conditions, recasting debates in both cinema and postcolonial studies. Postcolonial cinema is presented, not as a rigid category, but as an optic through which to address questions of postcolonial...

    Published October 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  8. Transnational Asian Identities in Pan-Pacific Cinemas

    The Reel Asian Exchange

    Edited by Philippa Gates, Lisa Funnell

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    This collection examines the exchange of Asian identities taking place at the levels of both film production and film reception amongst pan-Pacific cinemas. The authors consider, on the one hand, texts that exhibit what Mette Hjort refers to as, "marked transnationality," and on the other, the...

    Published October 20th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Global Chinese Cinema

    The Culture and Politics of 'Hero'

    Edited by Gary D. Rawnsley, Ming-Yeh T. Rawnsley

    Series: Media, Culture and Social Change in Asia Series

    The film Hero, directed by Zhang Yimou and released in 2002, is widely regarded as the first globally successful indigenous Chinese blockbuster. A big expensive film with multiple stars, spectacular scenery, and astonishing action sequences, it touched on key questions of Chinese culture, nation...

    Published August 16th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Japanese Cinema and Otherness

    Nationalism, Multiculturalism and the Problem of Japaneseness

    By Mika Ko

    Series: Sheffield Centre for Japanese Studies/Routledge Series

    Over the last 20 years, ethnic minority groups have been increasingly featured in Japanese Films. However, the way these groups are presented has not been a subject of investigation. This study examines the representation of so-called Others – foreigners, ethnic minorities, and Okinawans – in...

    Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge