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The Appreciation of Film


This book offers the first full account of the film society movement in Britain and its contribution to post-World War Two film culture. It brings to life a lost history of alternative film exhibition and challenges the general assumption that the study of film began with university courses on ‘Film Studies’.

 

 




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9780859898881 | Published: 2016
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9780859899895 | Published: 2018
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9780859899727 | Published: 2018
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Bayt Farhi and the Sephardic Palaces of Ottoman Damascus in the Late 18th and 19th Centuries

Lavishly illustrated with extensive colour photographs, plans, and reconstruction drawings the book brings to life for the first time the home environment of the lost elite Sephardic community of Ottoman Damascus. An essential resource for those studying the architecture, history, and culture of Syria and the Ottoman Empire. 255 col & 47 b/w illus.




Hardback    £74.00
9780897571005 | Published: 2018
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Cecil Hepworth and the Rise of the British Film Industry 1899-1911


This book offers an industrial, economic and aesthetic history of the early years of the British film industry from 1899-1911, through a case study of one of the most celebrated pioneer film makers, Cecil Hepworth.

 

 




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9780859898904 | Published: 2016
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9780859899918 | Published: 2018
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9780859899901 | Published: 2018
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Celluloid War Memorials


British Instructional Films was at the centre of a number of issues important to Britain and the Empire in the 1920s:  the memory and history of the Great War, national and imperial identities, the role of cinema as a shaper of attitudes and identities, power relations between Britain and the USA and the nature of popular culture as an international contest in its own right.





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9780859899987 | Published: 2016
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9780859890823 | Published: 2018
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9780859890526 | Published: 2018
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Charles Urban

Based on original research from Charles Urban’s own papers, this is the first biography of this influential film maker and innovator. A historical study of the development of the non-fiction film in Britain and America in the early years of cinema. Winner of the Kraszna-Krausz Moving Image Book Award 2014. 24 b&w illus. First time in paperback.




Paperback    £22.00
9780859892964 | Published: 2018
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Hardback    £60.00
9780859898829 | Published: 2013
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9780859899857 | Published: 2018
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9780859899062 | Published: 2018
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Chronography

The Archaeological Society of Athens celebrates its 180th anniversary with the publication of this collection of photographs taken in the 1950s of major Greek Archaeological sites.  Photographs by the American photographer Robert McCabe; sites include Athens, Delphi, Rhodes, Mycenae, Ancient Thera, Corinth, and Methoni. 195 b&w illus.

 




Hardback    £51.00
9786185209230 | Published: 2018
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Collecting and Collectors

A timely exploration of many facets of collecting and collectors. It brings together sixteen papers originally presented in two colloquia and a workshop at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Toronto. Part 1 Collecting and Presenting the Etruscans in North America; Part 2 Satis sit una aliqua gemma: Collecting Classical Gem from Antiquity through the 19th Century; Part 3 Researching Ownership Histories for Antiquities in Museum Collections.




Paperback    £20.00
9781931909365 | Published: 2018
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A Commemoration Ritual for Senwosret I

Ancient Egyptian Commemoration Ritual for Senwosret I is better known as the Ramesseum Dramatic Papyrus.  This book examines the fabrication of the manuscript and its present condition. Incl. updated translation and grammatical analysis of the text, photographs of the manuscript and digital drawings of the papyrus. 16 col. plates, 39 b&w illus.




Paperback    £37.00
9780974002590 | Published: 2018
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The Complete Martial Works of Fiore dei Liberi Flowers of Battle Vol 1


First in new four-part series presenting full-colour facsimiles, transcriptions and translations of the early 15th-century manuscripts by Fiore dei Libere The Flower of Battle, considered to be the father of Italian swordsmanship. Includes chapters on his life, students, patrons, and arms and armour in the Getty Manuscript. 190 illus., 90 in col.





Hardback    £100.00
9781937439187 | Published: 2018
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Concluding the Neolithic

The second half of the seventh millennium BC saw the previously affluent and dynamic Neolithic way of life end. The significant social and economic transformations of local communities, as shown in new patterns of architecture and burial practices, and in pottery manufacture. Sets the changes in context and discusses the impact in detail.




Paperback    £78.00
9781937040833 | Published: 2018
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