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Major Works: Political Communication

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. American Political Movies

    An Annotated Filmography of Feature Films

    By James Combs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Essays here explore the relationship between politics and explicitly political feature films from the beginning of the movie industry to World War I, and for each decade through to the 1980's. The included filmography is particularly useful. Originally published in 1990, the method of inquiry put...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Film Propaganda and American Politics

    An Analysis and Filmography

    By James Combs, Sara T. Combs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Originally published in 1994, this important book traces the rise of film propaganda in the 20th Century, discussing specifically how film can be used to manipulate public perception and opinions. Two distinct areas are covered: war propaganda, including feature and documentary films regarding...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Hollywood Goes to War

    Films and American Society, 1939-1952

    By Colin Shindler

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    A historian’s view of the relationship between American history and the American film industry, this book is a witty and perceptive account of Hollywood and its films in the years from the outbreak of the Second World War in Europe to the end of the war in Korea, It describes how film makers and...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Movies and Politics

    The Dynamic Relationship

    Edited by James E. Combs

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    Collecting together some of the best thinking about the relationship between movies and politics, this book, originally published in 1993, encourages an awareness of the political dimension of film, both for film scholars and those entering the film industry. Eight essays are grouped into four...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The British Board of Film Censors

    Film Censorship in Britain, 1896-1950

    By James C. Robertson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    The secrecy in which the British Board of Film Censors enveloped itself until 1948 resulted in a glaring vacuum in British cinematic history. Originally published in 1985, this book filled this important gap, drawing on the detailed registers of films passed, cut and banned since 1913. The book...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Cinema of Apartheid

    Race and Class in South African Film

    By Keyan Tomaselli

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Cinema

    This study analyses the historical development of South African cinema up to he book's original publication in 1988. It describes the films and comments on their relationship to South African realities, addressing all aspects of the industry, focusing on domestic production, but also...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Televising Democracies

    Edited by Bob Franklin

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    Published in 1992, this was the first book to assess the impact of television broadcasting on the House of Commons and its Member’s behaviour. It looks at the implications for political journalism as well as broader questions concerning the role of media in a democracy. Bringing together...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Language of Television

    Uses and Abuses

    By Albert Hunt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Television

    The first part of this book assesses how television presents viewers with information - contrasting the ‘official reality’ of news and current affairs programmes with the anarchic view of the world put out by such as Morecambe and Wise and the two Ronnies. It challenges the politics of programme...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Routledge

  9. War and Conflict Communication

    Edited by Philip Seib

    Series: Critical Concepts in Media and Cultural Studies

    The close and complex relationship between conflict and communication has been vividly illustrated in work spanning the writings of Homer and Thucydides to blogs bashed out on contemporary battlefields. And in recent decades there has been a huge growth in scholarly and popular interest in the...

    Published April 1st 2010 by Routledge

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