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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 155–160.
Published: 01 May 2011
...Laura Lindenfeld Within the last decade there has been a significant outpouring of documentary films seeking to critique and transform the modern, industrial agricultural system. Although they have not attracted audiences comparable to a Hollywood blockbuster, some have received far more attention...
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Radical History Review (1987) 1987 (38): 115–125.
Published: 01 May 1987
... Documentary Film Joshua Brown “Historical understanding is like a vision, or rather like an evocation of images.” Johan Huizinga’s insight taps the essence of historical inquiry.’ Our understanding of the past is inextricably bound by images -whether we...
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Radical History Review (1986) 1986 (36): 115–132.
Published: 01 October 1986
... of the Vietnam War in Television Documentaries Stephen Vlastos The determination of the Reagan Administration to crush left revolutions in Central America lends new urgency to the ongoing historical debate on the Vietnam war. No matter how...
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Radical History Review (2010) 2010 (106): 109–136.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Camilo D. Trumper This article examines the political role of documentary film in Chile between 1970 and 1973. Based on a careful study of two influential films, Pedro Chaskel and Hector Ríos's Venceremos and Patricio Guzman's The Battle of Chile , the author argues that documentary filmmakers...
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Radical History Review (2011) 2011 (110): 9–35.
Published: 01 May 2011
... and minerals, republican Chinese identified patterns of widespread malnutrition throughout the country. Yet a closer look at the documentary record suggests a different historical trajectory than that implied by the scarcity-to-plenty model, with implications for how we think about “empires of food” across...
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Radical History Review (2017) 2017 (127): 187–196.
Published: 01 January 2017
...David Serlin In this interview, historian Gregg Mitman discusses the background and significance of The Land beneath Our Feet , a documentary he completed with Sarita Siegel in 2016 that explores a 1926 scientific expedition to Liberia undertaken by Harvard University's Department of Tropical...
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Radical History Review (2012) 2012 (113): 35–54.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of this stigma on contemporary Guatemalan society and analyzes the work being done by a tenacious group of activists attempting to reverse that stigma in laboring to rescue and make use of a voluminous, recently discovered cache of once-secret police archives. By marshaling documentary evidence of crimes against...
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Radical History Review (2021) 2021 (141): 60–82.
Published: 01 October 2021
... documentaries for an international audience. Intertel’s members positioned public affairs programming in the 1960s as an “effective weapon for peace.” By making the nations of the world legible to one another, Intertel programs sought to deploy the international circulation of television texts as a means...
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Radical History Review (2022) 2022 (142): 133–141.
Published: 01 January 2022
... porn studies and queer historiographies to draw some methodological considerations about the value, benefits, and challenges posed by porn archives to the writing of queer subcultural histories. Rather than trying to solve porn’s double ontological status as both documentary and fantasy, the authors...
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Radical History Review (2023) 2023 (147): 77–102.
Published: 01 October 2023
...Yuan Gao Abstract This article investigates how cultural workers from the 1950s to the 1970s served China’s hydraulic engineering campaign in artworks depicting human resource extraction. Focusing on Tian Han’s drama The Caprice of the Ming Tombs Reservoir (1958) and Jiang Yunchuan’s documentary...
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Radical History Review (2013) 2013 (116): 189–195.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Erik Loomis This piece reviews four recent films — three documentaries and a feature film — that focus on issues of water privatization. Western governments and the World Bank have pressed water privatization on nations in the developing world, often to the detriment of residents. Companies have...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (119): 205–212.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Lauren Kientz Anderson “Free at Last” chronicles the use of multimodal teaching exercises in a three-week class on the global antiapartheid movement. The class drew on, in particular, Connie Field's seven-part documentary Have You Heard from Johannesburg , which proved to be an excellent tool...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (119): 213–215.
Published: 01 May 2014
...William H. Chafe This review assesses a documentary on Robert F. Kennedy's 1966 speech in South Africa against apartheid. Putting the speech into a historical context, it argues how important it was for someone of Kennedy's stature to speak so eloquently and passionately about the power individuals...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (65): 136–141.
Published: 01 May 1996
.... These final projects could well be audio or even videotape documentaries-or for that matter exhibitions or theater presentations. But given the resources at my school and schedule limitations, they have always taken a written form. OVERALL DIRECTIONS Given that the two aspects...
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Radical History Review (1990) 1990 (46-47): 331–345.
Published: 01 May 1990
.... The other television station is a pay-channel owned by a syndicate of the major newspaper groups. M-Net‘s license is dependent on its not screening any South African news, documentary or actuality and although they run a yearly competi- tion for the best South African fiction film, they cannot show...
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Radical History Review (1984) 1984 (31): 93–96.
Published: 01 December 1984
... created by George Pullman in the late nineteenth century, provide the subject of the two films under review. Apart from a common point of reference, the two documentaries bear little resem- blance and therein lies a revealing story. Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle...
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Radical History Review (1996) 1996 (66): 163–171.
Published: 01 October 1996
.... His documentary understands the home movie as a practice of suspension and reanimation-a kind of taxi- dermy, a recording of the family that also reproduces it (across even death) as "family." Levitt created a context for screening the home movie that makes it accessible as history...
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Radical History Review (2002) 2002 (83): 173–174.
Published: 01 May 2002
... approaches to history, whether in high school and college classrooms or in union halls, community centers, museums, and libraries. A compelling documentary or original feature film can still make a profound impres- sion on an audience, no matter how much television...
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Radical History Review (1993) 1993 (56): 109–113.
Published: 01 May 1993
... to the Colors. Stanley Feldstein, ed., The Poison Tongue: A Documentary History of American Racism and Prejudice. Schedule January 23 Introduction January 30 I. What is Race and the Origin of Racism? Drake, Black Folk, 1-114; Greenberg, Race 6 State...
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Radical History Review (2014) 2014 (120): 75–93.
Published: 01 October 2014
...”? The uncertainties that govern the incongruence between life as lived (“reality”) and its documentary representation (“papereality”) are intensified in the context of queer migrations, perhaps especially so for bisexual and trans* subjects, whose sexual and/or gender “ambiguities” are produced and organized...