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The Resource Film and the end of empire, edited by Lee Grieveson and Colin MacCabe

Film and the end of empire, edited by Lee Grieveson and Colin MacCabe

Label
Film and the end of empire
Title
Film and the end of empire
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lee Grieveson and Colin MacCabe
Creator
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In these two volumes of original essays, scholars from around the world address the history of British colonial cinema stretching from the emergence of cinema at the height of imperalism, to moments of decolonization and the ending of formal imperialism in the post-Second World War"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grieveson, Lee
Dewey number
070.18
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
MacCabe, Colin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Great Britain
  • Documentary films
  • Historical films
  • Motion pictures
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Motion pictures in propaganda
  • Imperialism in motion pictures
Label
Film and the end of empire, edited by Lee Grieveson and Colin MacCabe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction / Lee Grieveson -- Great Games: Film, History and Working-through Britain's Colonial Legacy / Paul Gilroy -- EMPIRE AT WAR. The Last Roll of the Dice: Morning, Noon and Night, Empire and the Historiography of the Crown Film Unit / Martin Stollery -- India on Film, 1939-47 / Richard Osborne -- Official and Amateur: Exploring Information Film in India, 1920s-40s / Ravi Vasudevan -- Who Needs a Witch Doctor? African Activists and the Re-imagining of Africa in the 1940s / Philip Zachernuk -- "Johnny Gurkha loves a party": the Colonial Film Archive and the Racial Imaginary of the Worker-warrior / Vron Ware -- FILM/GOVERNMENT/DEVELOPMENT. From the Inside: The Colonial Film Unit and the Beginning of the End / Tom Rice -- Images of Empire on Shifting Sands: the Colonial Film Unit in West Africa in the Post-war Period / Rosaleen Smyth -- The End of Empire: The Films of the Malayan Film Unit in 1950s British Malaya / Hassan Muthalib -- PROJECTING AFRICA. Projecting the Modern Colonial State: Mobile Cinema in Kenya / Charles Ambler -- Poverty and Development as Themes in British Films on the Gold Coast, 1927-57 / Gareth Austin -- Mumbo-jumbo, Magic and Modernity: Africa in British Cinema, 1946-65 / Wendy Webster -- Dislocations: Some Reflections on the Colonial Compilation Film / Laura Mulvey -- AFTERTHOUGHTS ON COLONIAL FILM. Notes on the Making of Black Balance: an Ongoing Film Essay on the Colonial Archive / Filipa César -- The Repatriation of Jamaican Film Images / Franklyn St. Juste -- Undoing the Colonial Archive / Isaac Julien -- The Colonial Regime of Knowledge: Film, Archives and Re-Imaging Colonial Power / Anthony Bogues -- Perennial Empire: Its ends provide the means for national despotism in Lanka even today / Arjuna Parakrama -- Missing the End: Falsehood and Fantasy in Late Colonial Cinema / Francis Gooding
Control code
FIEb1710211x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 pages
Isbn
9781844574247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)721884131
Label
Film and the end of empire, edited by Lee Grieveson and Colin MacCabe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Introduction / Lee Grieveson -- Great Games: Film, History and Working-through Britain's Colonial Legacy / Paul Gilroy -- EMPIRE AT WAR. The Last Roll of the Dice: Morning, Noon and Night, Empire and the Historiography of the Crown Film Unit / Martin Stollery -- India on Film, 1939-47 / Richard Osborne -- Official and Amateur: Exploring Information Film in India, 1920s-40s / Ravi Vasudevan -- Who Needs a Witch Doctor? African Activists and the Re-imagining of Africa in the 1940s / Philip Zachernuk -- "Johnny Gurkha loves a party": the Colonial Film Archive and the Racial Imaginary of the Worker-warrior / Vron Ware -- FILM/GOVERNMENT/DEVELOPMENT. From the Inside: The Colonial Film Unit and the Beginning of the End / Tom Rice -- Images of Empire on Shifting Sands: the Colonial Film Unit in West Africa in the Post-war Period / Rosaleen Smyth -- The End of Empire: The Films of the Malayan Film Unit in 1950s British Malaya / Hassan Muthalib -- PROJECTING AFRICA. Projecting the Modern Colonial State: Mobile Cinema in Kenya / Charles Ambler -- Poverty and Development as Themes in British Films on the Gold Coast, 1927-57 / Gareth Austin -- Mumbo-jumbo, Magic and Modernity: Africa in British Cinema, 1946-65 / Wendy Webster -- Dislocations: Some Reflections on the Colonial Compilation Film / Laura Mulvey -- AFTERTHOUGHTS ON COLONIAL FILM. Notes on the Making of Black Balance: an Ongoing Film Essay on the Colonial Archive / Filipa César -- The Repatriation of Jamaican Film Images / Franklyn St. Juste -- Undoing the Colonial Archive / Isaac Julien -- The Colonial Regime of Knowledge: Film, Archives and Re-Imaging Colonial Power / Anthony Bogues -- Perennial Empire: Its ends provide the means for national despotism in Lanka even today / Arjuna Parakrama -- Missing the End: Falsehood and Fantasy in Late Colonial Cinema / Francis Gooding
Control code
FIEb1710211x
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 302 pages
Isbn
9781844574247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)721884131

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