Film History: An Introduction4th Edition
Written by two of the leading scholars in film studies, Film History: An Introduction is a comprehensive, global survey of the medium that covers the development of every genre in film, from drama and comedy to documentary and experimental. Concepts and events are illustrated with frame enlargements taken from the original sources, giving students more realistic points of reference.
CHAPTER 1: The Invention and Early Years of the Cinema, 1880s - 1904
CHAPTER 2: The International Expansion of the Cinema, 1905 - 1912
CHAPTER 3: National Cinemas, Hollywood Classicism and World War I, 1913 - 1919
CHAPTER 4: France in the 1920s
CHAPTER 5: Germany in the 1920s
CHAPTER 6: Soviet Cinema in the 1920s
CHAPTER 7: The Late Silent Era in Hollywood, 1920 - 1928
CHAPTER 8: International Trends of the 1920s
CHAPTER 9: The Introduction of Sound
CHAPTER 10: The Hollywood Studio System, 1930 - 1945
CHAPTER 11: Other Studio Systems
CHAPTER 12: Cinema and the State: The USSR, Germany, and Italy, 1930 - 1945
CHAPTER 13: France: Poetic Realism, the Popular Front and the Occupation, 1930 - 1945
CHAPTER 14: Leftist, Documentary, and Experimental Cinema, 1930 - 1945
CHAPTER 15: American Cinema in the Postwar Era, 1945 - 1960
CHAPTER 16: Postwar European Cinema: Neorealism and its Context, 1945 - 1959
CHAPTER 17: Postwar European Cinema: France, Scandinavia, and Britain, 1945 - 1959
CHAPTER 18: Postwar Cinema Beyond the West, 1945 - 1959
CHAPTER 19: Art Cinema and the Idea of Authorship
CHAPTER 20: New Waves and Young Cinema, 1958 - 1967
CHAPTER 21: Documentary and Experimental Cinema in the Postwar Era, 1945 - Mid 1960s
CHAPTER 22: Hollywood's Fall and Rise, 1960 - 1980
CHAPTER 23: Politically Critical Cinema of the 1960s and 1970s
CHAPTER 24: Documentary and Experimental Film Since the Late 1960s
CHAPTER 25: New Cinemas and New Developments: Europe and the USSR Since the 1970s
CHAPTER 26: A Developing World: Continental and Subcontinental Cinemas since 1970
CHAPTER 27: Cinema Rising: Pacific Asia and Oceania since 1970
CHAPTER 28: American Cinema and the Entertainment Economy: The 1980s and After
CHAPTER 29: Toward a Global Film Culture
CHAPTER 30: Digital Technology and the Cinema
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