British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities

British Women Amateur Filmmakers: National Memories and Global Identities


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781474420730
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publication date: 11/01/2018
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Annamaria Motrescu-Mayes is a visiting Lecturer in digital and new media anthropology at the Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge.

Heather Norris Nicholson holds honorary research positions at the University of Huddersfield and also at Manchester Metropolitan University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations

List of Sources



1. Amateur women filmmakers as producers of cultural meaning

2. Webs of production and practice

3. Resisting colonial gendering while domesticating the Empire

4. Cameras not handbags: the essential accessory

5. Through women's lens: imperial and postcolonial class and gender hierarchies

6. Teachers: users of cine-cameras

7. British women's media narratives of gender and collective memory

8. Reimagining boundaries: amateur women's animations


Notes on the Authors

Selected Bibliography


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