Digging the Seam: Popular Cultures of the 1984/5 Miners' Strike

Digging the Seam: Popular Cultures of the 1984/5 Miners' Strike


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ISBN-13: 9781443840811
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Simon Popple is Senior Lecturer in Cinema and Director of Impact and Innovation at the Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds. He has had a long interest in the use of archival sources as historical memory and the role of popular culture in documenting, responding to and interpreting history. He is founder and editor of the journal Early Popular Visual Culture and has written on film and photographic history, archives and cinema. Since 1991, Dr Ian W. Macdonald has worked for the North East Media Training Centre in Gateshead, and then as Head of the Northern Film School (1992-2001) and Reader in Media Practice and Head of Research at the School of Film, Television and Performing Arts, Leeds Metropolitan University. From 2006-2011, he was Research Director (later Director) of the Louis Le Prince Centre for Cinema, Photography and Television at the Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds. He specialises in teaching screen fiction at ICS.

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