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  1. After Capitalism

    Brings together leading scholars to offer competing perspectives on capitalism's past incarnations, present conditions, and possible futures. Some contributors reassess classic theorizations of capitalism in light of recent trends. Others examine Marx's writings, unemployment, hoarding, capitalist realism, and coyote (trickster) capitalism, among many other topics. Learn More
    £86.50

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  2. Movie Comics

    Adaptations of comics have been an integral part of American cinema from its very inception. Movie Comics is the first book to study the long history of both comics-to-film and film-to-comics adaptations. With a special focus on the Classical Hollywood era, Blair Davis investigates the factors that spurred this media convergence. Learn More
    £103.00

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  3. My Fair Ladies

    The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. As technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become ubiquitous, popping up in everything from Bride of Frankenstein to The Stepford Wives. Julie Wosk takes us on a tour through this bevy of artificial women, revealing the array of cultural fantasies and fears they embody. Learn More
    £103.00

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  4. The Comic Book Film Adaptation

    In the summer of 2000 X-Men surpassed all box office expectations and ushered in an era of unprecedented production of comic book film adaptations. From superheroes to Spartan warriors, The Comic Book Film Adaptation offers the first dedicated study to examine how comic books moved from the fringes of popular culture to the centre of mainstream film production. Learn More
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  5. American Newspaper Comics

    Provides the definitive reference to what critic Gilbert Seldes called the most despised, yet one of the most popular, of the lively arts. This is the first comprehensive, authoritative reference work to document the fascinating history of the American comic strip. Learn More
    £129.00

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  6. Republic on the Wire

    The history of cable television in America is far older than networks like MTV, ESPN, and HBO, which are so familiar to us today. Tracing the origins of cable TV back to the late 1940s, media scholar John McMurria also locates the roots of many current debates about premium television, cultural elitism, minority programming, content restriction, and corporate ownership. Learn More
    £86.50

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  7. Christophe Honoré

    French filmmaker Christophe Honoré challenges audiences with complex cinematic form, intricate narrative structures, and aesthetically dynamic filmmaking. But he is largely unknown to US audiences. David A. Gerstner and Julien Nahmias invite English-speaking scholars and cinéastes to explore Honoré’s three most recognised films, Dans Paris, Les Chansons d’amour, and La Belle personne. Learn More
    £39.50

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  8. American Dreams, Hebrew Subtitles

    Can the American media be blamed for the transformation of an ideologically cohesive society into a segmented society of pleasure seekers, startups,and subcultures? This book aims to show how Israel's new television system affected the country's political culture during the 1990s. Learn More
    £25.50

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  9. Advertising to Children in China

    About children and advertising in China, the country with the largest children population in the world. This book also draws conclusions about Chinese children as a market and it's implications for advertisers and marketers, parents, policy makers and social groups. Learn More
    £27.50

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  10. Reichsrock

    From rap to folk to punk, music has often sought to shape its listeners' political views, uniting them as a global community and inspiring them to take action. Yet the rallying potential of music can also be harnessed for sinister ends. As this groundbreaking new book reveals, white-power music has served as a key recruiting tool for neo-Nazi and racist hate groups worldwide. Learn More
    £103.00

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  11. Militant Visions

    Examines how, from the 1940s to the 1970s, the cinematic figure of the black soldier helped change the ways American moviegoers saw Black men, for the first time presenting African Americans as vital and integrated members of the nation. Elizabeth Reich traces the figure across a wide variety of movie genres, from action blockbusters to patriotic musicals. Learn More
    £103.00

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  12. My Fair Ladies

    The fantasy of a male creator constructing his perfect woman dates back to the Greek myth of Pygmalion and Galatea. As technology has advanced over the past century, the figure of the lifelike manmade woman has become ubiquitous, popping up in everything from Bride of Frankenstein to The Stepford Wives. Julie Wosk takes us on a tour through this bevy of artificial women, revealing the array of cultural fantasies and fears they embody. Learn More
    £30.50

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  13. Never Done

    Introduces generations of women who worked behind the scenes in the film industry - from the employees' wives who hand-coloured the Edison Company's films frame-by-frame, to the female immigrants who toiled in MGM's backrooms to produce costumes. Challenging the dismissive characterization of these women as menial workers, Erin Hill shows how their labour was essential to the industry. Learn More
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  14. Extreme Cinema

    Film festival premieres regularly make international headlines for their shockingly graphic depictions of sex and violence. Film critics and scholars alike often regard these movies as the work of visionary auteurs. In this provocative new book, Mattias Frey offers a different perspective, exposing how these films are calculated products, designed to achieve global notoriety. Learn More
    £103.00

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  15. The Role of Culture and Political Institutions in Media Policy

    The main premise of this book is that economic, cultural, political and institutional factors are necessary to fully understand and analyse national media policy developments and impacts, such as deregulation and/or privatization, government and judiciary oversight and media concentration. Learn More
    £29.50

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