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Reel Pleasures: Cinema Audiences and Entrepreneurs in Twentieth-Century Urban Tanzania

Fair, Laura.
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(2018)  | 9780821422861 | Ohio University Press | pbk. | book | 472pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Coming in January 2018
Reel Pleasures brings the world of African moviehouses and the publics theyengendered to life, revealing how local fans creatively reworked globalmedia—from Indian melodrama to Italian westerns, kung fu, and blaxploitationfilms—to speak to local dreams and desires. In it, Laura Fair zeroes in onTanzanians’...

Reel Pleasures: Cinema Audiences and Entrepreneurs in Twentieth-Century Urban Tanzania

Fair, Laura.
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(2018)  | 9780821422854 | Ohio University Press | hbk. | book | 472pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Coming in January 2018
Reel Pleasures brings the world of African moviehouses and the publics theyengendered to life, revealing how local fans creatively reworked globalmedia—from Indian melodrama to Italian westerns, kung fu, and blaxploitationfilms—to speak to local dreams and desires. In it, Laura Fair zeroes in onTanzanians’...

Their Day in the Sun: Women of the 1932 Olympics

Pieroth, Doris Hinson.
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(2018)  | 9780295997414 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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The 1932 Olympic games took place in Los Angeles in the depths of the GreatDepression; that they were held at all falls barely short of miraculous. TheUnited States sent thirty-seven women to compete—seventeen swimmers, seventeentrack and field athletes, and three fencers. It was not easy, and far...

Silver screen, hasidic jews : the story of an image.

Hammerman, Shaina.
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(2018)  | 9780253031686 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 192pp
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Motivated by Woody Allen’s brief comedic transformation into a Hasidic Jew inAnnie Hall, cultural historian Shaina Hammerman examines the effects of real andimagined representations of Hasidic Jews in film, television, theater, andphotography. Although these depictions could easily be dismissed as...

Silver screen, hasidic jews : the story of an image.

Hammerman, Shaina.
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(2018)  | 9780253031693 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 192pp
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Motivated by Woody Allen’s brief comedic transformation into a Hasidic Jew inAnnie Hall, cultural historian Shaina Hammerman examines the effects of real andimagined representations of Hasidic Jews in film, television, theater, andphotography. Although these depictions could easily be dismissed as...

Why i didn't say anything.

Kennedy, Sheldon.
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(2018)  | 9781554830367 | Insomniac Press | pbk. | book | 234pp
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In 1996, Sheldon Kennedy rocked the insular world of Canadian hockey by announcing that his former minor-league coach, Graham James -- the Hockey News 1989 Man of the Year -- had sexually abused him more than 300 times. The media portrayed Kennedy as a hero for breaking the code of silence in professional...

La India María: Mexploitation and the Films of María Elena Velasco

Rohrer, Seraina.
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(2017)  | 9781477313442 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 254pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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La India María—a humble and stubborn indigenous Mexican woman—is one of themost popular characters of the Mexican stage, television, and film. Created andportrayed by María Elena Velasco, La India María has delighted audiences sincethe late 1960s with slapstick humor that slyly critiques discrimination...

Performing texts.

Issacharoff, Michael. Jones, Robin F.
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(2017)  | 9780812280739 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | hbk. | book | 157pp
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La India María: Mexploitation and the Films of María Elena Velasco

Rohrer, Seraina.
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(2017)  | 9781477313459 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 254pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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La India María—a humble and stubborn indigenous Mexican woman—is one of themost popular characters of the Mexican stage, television, and film. Created andportrayed by María Elena Velasco, La India María has delighted audiences sincethe late 1960s with slapstick humor that slyly critiques discrimination...

Politics, Hollywood Style: American Politics in Film from Mr. Smith to Selma

Heyrman, John.
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(2017)  | 9781498551922 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 186pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Politics, Hollywood Style considers major films about the American politicalprocess from the 1930s through the 2010s. Grouped and considered historically,these films are analyzed for their portrayal of American politicians and thepolitical system. It explores the ways that American politics is reflected...

Tv in the usa : a history of icons, idols, and ideas.

LoBrutto, Vincent.
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(2017)  | 9781440848452 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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Joss Whedon as Philosopher

Kowalski, Dean.
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(2017)  | 9780739196656 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 278pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
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In this book, Dean Kowalski argues that filmmakers can “do” philosophy whencreating a fictional narrative film, and utilizes a careful and extensiveanalysis of Joss Whedon’s fictive creations—Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel,Firefly, Dollhouse, and The Cabin in the Woods (among others)—to establishthis...

Tv in the usa : a history of icons, idols, and ideas.

LoBrutto, Vincent.
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(2017)  | 9781440848476 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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The Art of Motivation for Team Sports: A Guide for Coaches

Hinkson, Jim.
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(2017)  | 9781538105665 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 382pp | Availability last checked: 10/12/2017
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The challenge for today’s modern coach is to push players without riskingburnout, inspire them without bullying, and discipline players withoutconstantly yelling. While no two coaches have the exact same approach tomotivating their team, there are certain leadership skills coaches can developto get...

Boxing: A Concise History of the Sweet Science

Gems, Gerald R.
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(2017)  | 9780810895034 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 360pp | Availability last checked: 2/12/2017
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Sports fans have long been fascinated with boxing and the brutal demonstrationof physical and psychological conflict. Accounts of the sport appear as far backas the third millennium BC, and Greek and Roman sculptors depicted the athleticideals of the ancient era in the form of boxers. In the present...

The 25 sitcoms that changed television : from i love lucy to modern family.

Barlow, Aaron. Westengard, Laura. , Barlow, Aaron. Westengard, Laura.
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(2017)  | 9781440838866 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 366pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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What was the role of The Jeffersons in changing views regarding race and equality in America in the 1970s? How did The Golden Girls affect how society views older people? Was The Office an accurate (if exaggerated) depiction of the idiosyncrasies of being employees in a modern workplace? How did the...

The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting

STERN, T. O. M. , Stern, Tom.
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(2017)  | 9781783486229 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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The Philosophy of Theatre, Drama and Acting is the ideal collection for studentsand scholars of aesthetics, theatre studies and the philosophy of art. Eversince the Greeks, philosophy and theatre have always enjoyed a close and oftenantagonistic relationship. Yet until recently relatively little scholarlyattention...

Taken by Speed: Fallen Heroes of Motor Sport and Their Legacies

Kirk, Connie Ann.
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(2017)  | 9781442277618 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 266pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
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The number of athletes who have died competing in the sport of motor racing,including amateurs and professionals around the world, stretches into thethousands. Despite the danger, drivers continue to compete day in and day outfor the thrill and joy of the race. In Taken by Speed: Fallen Heroes of MotorSport...

True Detective: Critical Essays on the HBO Series

Samuel, Michael. Stoddart, Scott F.
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(2017)  | 9781498566940 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 214pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Throughout its limited run beginning in 2014, the HBO series True Detective haspresented viewers with unique takes on the American crime drama on television,marked by literary and cinematic influences, heavyweight performances, and anexperimental approach to the genre. At times celebrated and opposed,...

Horrific Humor and the Moment of Droll Grimness in Cinema: Sidesplitting sLaughter

Dowell, John A. Miller, Cynthia J.
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(2017)  | 9781498564991 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 198pp | Availability last checked: 8/12/2017
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When evil clowns menace the screen, do we scream or laugh? When zombies convergeto tear a victim limb from limb, do we cringe and hide our eyes, or shriek“What??! Play that again!!”? What about those instances when these seeminglyopposite reactions happen at once? This is the phenomenon known as...

The Shakespeare Films of Grigori Kozintsev

Hudgens, Thomas Michael. Thomas Hudgens, Michael.
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(2017)  | 9781527503175 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 158pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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Sizing Shakespeare to the compressed view of the camera lens is no small feat. This undertaking is covered in these pages, which reveal a remarkable director’s kaleidoscopic vision as he takes a text from stage to film. Out of this emerge new ways for an ordinary reader to view Shakespeare, and a greater...

Tv in the usa : a history of icons, idols, and ideas.

LoBrutto, Vincent.
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(2017)  | 9781440848469 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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Cuba's Baseball Defectors: The Inside Story

Bjarkman, Peter C.
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(2017)  | 9780810895720 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 386pp | Availability last checked: 1/12/2017
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The stellar play and fascinating backstories of exiled Cuban sluggers andhurlers in Major League Baseball (MLB) has become one of the biggest headlinesin America's national pastime. On-field exploits by colorful Dodgers outfielderYasiel Puig, American League rookie-of-the-year José Abreu, home run...

Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir

George, David. Meneses, Gizella.
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(2017)  | 9781498511865 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Argentine Cinema: From Noir to Neo-Noir examines the phenomenon of Argentinefilm noir. Beginning with definitions of film noir and its internationaliterations, the book presents a history of the development of film noir andneo-noir in Argentina (from the 1940s to the present), as well as a technical,aesthetic,...

Analyzing Christmas in Film: Santa to the Supernatural

Rosewarne, Lauren.
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(2017)  | 9781498541817 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 558pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Film plays a vital role in the celebration of Christmas. For decades, it hastaught audiences about what the celebration of the season looks like – fromthe decorations to the costumes and to the expected snowy weather – as well asmirrors our own festivities back to us. Films like It’s a Wonderful...

Television Series of the 1980s: Essential Facts and Quirky Details

Terrace, Vincent.
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(2017)  | 9781442278301 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 254pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
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Television screens in the 1980s reflected some of the most memorable programs ofall time. In that decade, such critically acclaimed shows as Cheers, The GoldenGirls, Hill Street Blues, Newhart, and St. Elsewhere debuted. In that samedecade, iconic shows like The A-Team, Baywatch, Cagney & Lacey, Knight...

Historical Dictionary of American Theater: Modernism

Fisher, James. Londré, Felicia Hardison. Londré, Felicia Hardison.
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(2017)  | 9781538107850 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 808pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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This book covers the history of theater as well as the literature of Americafrom 1880-1930. The years covered by this volume features the rise of thepopular stage in America from the years following the end of the Civil War tothe Golden Age of Broadway, with an emphasis on its practitioners, includingsuch...

The Indoor Epidemic: How Parents, Teachers, and Kids Can Start an Outdoor Revolution

SHONSTROM, Erik.
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(2017)  | 9781475825909 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 174pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
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The Indoor Epidemic is an accessible, readable book that educators, parents,policymakers, and general readers can use to develop an in-depth understandingof the role the outdoors has played in our evolutionary and culturalhistory—and how it affects their own daily life. Readers will be astounded bythe...

The formation, existence, and deconstruction of the catholic stage guild of ireland.

Cahill, Alex.
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(2017)  | 9781527500198 | Cambridge Scholars Publishing | hbk. | book | 195pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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"In 1945, the Irish Catholic Church began a unique relationship with the entertainment industry through an organization known as the Catholic Stage Guild of Ireland. This Guild, whose members included Jimmy O'Dea, Noel Purcell, Cyril Cusack, and Gabriel Fallon, acted as a microcosm of twentieth-century...

HBO's Treme and the Stories of the Storm: From New Orleans as Disaster Myth to Groundbreaking Television

Andersen, Robin.
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(2017)  | 9781498519892 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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This book analyses the HBO program Treme from multiple perspectives and arguesthat the series’ depictions of music, culture, cuisine, and identity areinnovative and represent unique televisual storytelling strategies. Thelocation, themes, and characters create a compelling story arc, and highlightthe...

Reflections on Sociology of Sport: Ten Questions, Ten Scholars, Ten Perspectives

Young, Kevin.
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(2017)  | 9781787146433 | EMERALD GROUP | hbk. | book | 170pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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In this tenth and celebratory volume in the Research in the Sociology of Sportseries, ten recognized and influential sport scholars from around the worldreflect on their respective academic journeys. They each address ten salientquestions summarizing their career and their view of the current and futurestatus...

Historical Dictionary of Horror Cinema

Hutchings, Peter.
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(2017)  | 9781538102435 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 Revised ed.,  | book | 446pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Horror is one of the most enduring and controversial of all cinematic genres.Horror films range from subtle and poetic to graphic and gory, but what linksthem together is their ability to frighten, disturb, shock, provoke, delight,irritate, and amuse audiences. Horror’s capacity to take the form of...

Australian rules football and the first world war.

Blair, Dale. Hess, Rob.
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(2017)  | 9783319578422 | Springer Palgrave | hbk. | book | 143pp | Availability last checked: 14/11/2017
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1. War.- 2. ‘King’ Football.- 3. Football under Siege.- 4. Women, War and Football.- 5. Football and the Military.- 6. Conscription.- 7. 'Like Old Times'.- 8. Conclusion.- Bibliography.- Index

Theory and Practice in Eighteenth-Century Dance: The German-French Connection

Russell, Tilden.
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(2017)  | 9781611496611 | University of Delaware Press | hbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
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This book is about the intersection of two evolving dance-historicalrealms—theory and practice—during the first two decades of the eighteenthcentury. France was the source of works on notation, choreography, andrepertoire that dominated European dance practice until the 1780s. While theseFrench...

Seeing through the Screen: Interpreting American Political Film

Altschuler, Bruce E.
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(2017)  | 9781498557481 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 194pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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Although films affect and reflect the way Americans look at politics, they havereceived far less attention than television or newspapers. This is changing,particularly on college campuses, where courses on politics and film are growingin popularity. This book consists of short essays on approximately...

Screening the stage : case studies of film adaptations of stage plays and musicals in the classical hollywood era, 1914-1956.

Neale, Steven.
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(2017)  | 9780861967261 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 250pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Introduced by a comprehensive account of the factors governing the adaptation ofstage plays and musicals in Hollywood from the early 1910s to the mid-to-late1950s, Screening the Stage consists of a series of chapter-length studies offeature-length films, the plays and musicals on which they were based,...

Early cinema in asia.

Deocampo, Nick.
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(2017)  | 9780253025364 | Indiana University Press | hbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/10/2017
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Early Cinema in Asia explores how cinema became a popular medium in theworld’s largest and most diverse continent. Beginning with the end of Asia’scolonial period in the 19th century, contributors to this volume document thestruggle by pioneering figures to introduce the medium of film to the vastcontinent,...

Early cinema in asia.

Deocampo, Nick.
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(2017)  | 9780253025548 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 350pp | Availability last checked: 1/10/2017
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Early Cinema in Asia explores how cinema became a popular medium in theworld’s largest and most diverse continent. Beginning with the end of Asia’scolonial period in the 19th century, contributors to this volume document thestruggle by pioneering figures to introduce the medium of film to the vastcontinent,...

Mapping leisure : studies from australia, asia and africa.

Rawat, Publications. , Modi, Ishwar.
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(2017)  | 9789811036316 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 311pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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This volume addresses the rich and varied thoughts, concepts, approaches and leisure practices in sixteen countries of three continents---Australia, Asia and Africa. The chapters showcase the diversity in the forms and ways in which the idea and practice of leisure have developed across space and time....

Entertainment computing - icec 2017 : 16th ifip tc 14 international conference, tsukuba city, japan, september 18-21, 2017, proceedings.

Hoshino, Junichi. Kunita, Itsuki. Munekata, Nagisa.
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(2017)  | 9783319667140 | Springer | pbk. | book | xvii, 515pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Entertainment Computing, ICEC 2017, held in Tsukuba City, Japan, in September 2017.The 16 full papers, 13 short papers, and 2 posters presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 46 submissions.

The End of Japanese Cinema: Industrial Genres, National Times, and Media Ecologies

Zahlten, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9780822369448 | Duke University Press | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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In The End of Japanese Cinema Alexander Zahlten moves film theory beyond theconfines of film itself, attending to the emergence of new kinds of aesthetics,politics, temporalities, and understandings of film and media. He traces theevolution of a new media ecology through deep historical analyses of...

The End of Japanese Cinema: Industrial Genres, National Times, and Media Ecologies

Zahlten, Alexander.
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(2017)  | 9780822369295 | Duke University Press | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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In The End of Japanese Cinema Alexander Zahlten moves film theory beyond theconfines of film itself, attending to the emergence of new kinds of aesthetics,politics, temporalities, and understandings of film and media. He traces theevolution of a new media ecology through deep historical analyses of...

Boats on the marne : jean renoir's critique of modernity.

Younger, Prakash.
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(2017)  | 9780253029263 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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Boats on the Marne offers an original interpretation of Jean Renoir’scelebrated films of the 1930s, treating them as a coherent narrative ofphilosophical response to the social and political crises of the times. Groundedin a reinterpretation of the foundational film-philosopher André Bazin, anddrawing...

Aestheticism, Evil, Homosexuality, and Hannibal: If Oscar Wilde Ate People

Klock, Geoff.
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(2017)  | 9781498548489 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 28/11/2017
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In late 19th century England, Oscar Wilde popularized aestheticism, also knownas art-for-art’s-sake – the idea that art, that beauty, should not be avehicle for morality or truth, but an end in-and-of-itself. Rothko and JacksonPollock enthroned the idea, creating paintings that are barely graded...

Children on the Threshold in Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Nature, Gender, and Agency

Randall, Rachel.
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(2017)  | 9781498555135 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 284pp | Availability last checked: 2/12/2017
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Children on the Threshold in Contemporary Latin American Cinema: Nature, Gender,and Agency analyzes child and adolescent protagonists in Latin American cinema.This book contends that child characters have taken on a criticalrepresentational role within Latin American cinema because of their position...

Train Your Mind for Athletic Success: Mental Preparation to Achieve Your Sports Goals

TAYLOR, J. I. M. Taylor, Jim.
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(2017)  | 9781442277083 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 296pp | Availability last checked: 2/12/2017
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Much too often, the mental aspect of sport performance is overlooked. While alltop athletes are in outstanding physical condition and technically exceptional,mental preparation is often what separates the best from the rest. This is justas true for young athletes as it is for pros and Olympians. And...

A History of the U.S. Men's National Soccer Team

LISI, Clemente A.
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(2017)  | 9781442277571 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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The United States men’s national soccer team has a rich history dating back tothe early twentieth century. The team, along with the sport, toiled in obscurityfor decades but found its breakthrough moment in 1989 when the United Statesqualified for its first World Cup in 40 years. Since then the team...

National Pastime: U.S. History Through Baseball

Babicz. Zeiler. Babicz, Martin C. Zeiler, Thomas W.
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(2017)  | 9781442235847 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 292pp | Availability last checked: 21/11/2017
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From its modest beginnings in rural America to its current status as anentertainment industry in postindustrial America enjoyed worldwide by millionseach season, the linkages between baseball’s evolution and our nation’shistory are undeniable. Through war, depression, times of tumultuous upheavaland...

A history of women's boxing.

Smith, Malissa.
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(2017)  | 9780810895263 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 346pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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Records of modern female boxing date back to the early eighteenth century in London, and in the 1904 Olympics an exhibition bout between women was held. Yet it was not until the 2012 Olympics--more than 100 years later--that women's boxing was officially added to the Games. Throughout boxing's history,...

 

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