Cinema, Television and History

Cinema, Television and History

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Including essays from established and up-and-coming scholars, Cinema, Television and History: New Approaches rethinks, recontextualises and reviews the relationship between cinema, television and history. This volume incorporates a wide range of methods to a variety of topics, welcoming both empirical and theoretical approaches, as well as studies which merge the two. It is a book about how historical events are interpreted and adapted across cinema and television as the basis of a story, as much as it is about the endeavours of the practising historian through the exploration of the archive. Divided into five partsa€”a€œNew meanings, new methodsa€, a€œRe-contextualising cinema and television historya€, a€œRethinking histories of cinema and televisiona€, a€œRethinking history through cinema and televisiona€, and a€œThe impact of new technologiesa€a€”the book is knowingly broad and diverse in terms of the case studies featured within it, and the means through which these examples are examined, explored, and utilised in their respective chapters.As is well-known, Big Brother is a game show where people compete for a cash prize in a house full of cameras. ... The foundation of internet companies in the mid-1990s had increased the value of stock markets worldwide. Between 1996 andanbsp;...

Title:Cinema, Television and History
Author:Laura Mee, Johnny Walker
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publishing - 2014-10-16


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