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Introduction

Introduction  

Patricia Aufderheide

in Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365494
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10.1093/actrade/9780195182705.003.0100
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Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction takes readers along the diverse paths of documentary history and charts the lively, often fierce debates among filmmakers and ... More
7. Fighting for the vote: suffragettes

7. Fighting for the vote: suffragettes  

Margaret Walters

in Feminism: A Very Short Introduction

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Oct 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191776106
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10.1093/actrade/9780192805102.003.0008
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9780192805102
The growing militancy of the women's movement is charted in ‘Fighting for the vote: suffragettes’. In 1903, the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) was founded. Less than a year later ... More
4. The making of rebel Spain

4. The making of rebel Spain  

Helen Graham

in The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775864
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803771.003.0004
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9780192803771
Why do writers on the Spanish Civil War make a sharp distinction between the political unity of the rebels under Franco and the fragmentation of the Republicans? There was more of a sense ... More
7. The uses of history

7. The uses of history  

Helen Graham

in The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775864
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803771.003.0007
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9780192803771
History can be used as a weapon of propaganda. The post-Civil War regime manipulated a monolithic and partisan version of the war, referring to it not as a civil war but as a ‘crusade’ or ... More
2. Late colonial India

2. Late colonial India  

Ashish Rajadhyaksha

in Indian Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2016
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Jul 2016
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9780191789694
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10.1093/actrade/9780198723097.003.0002
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9780198723097
Between 1920 and 1931 India saw its first boom in indigenous film production. Indian cinema was clearly set to take-off, but where to? Both the boom in production, as well as the kind of ... More
Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction

Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction  

Patricia Aufderheide

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365494
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182705.001.0001
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book
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9780195182705
Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction takes readers along the diverse paths of documentary history and charts the lively, often fierce debates among filmmakers and ... More
2. Subgenres

2. Subgenres  

Patricia Aufderheide

in Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780199365494
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10.1093/actrade/9780195182705.003.0002
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‘Subgenres’ explores the different types of documentary that developed. Public affairs documentaries typically take a problem-oriented approach, promising an authoritative, ... More
3. Mobilize and survive: the Republic at war

3. Mobilize and survive: the Republic at war  

Helen Graham

in The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775864
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803771.003.0003
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9780192803771
The Republic quickly tried to mobilize domestic resources after the uprising in July 1936. International help was not forthcoming with the Non-Intervention Treaty of August 1936. ‘Mobilize ... More
4. 1915: The War Continues

4. 1915: The War Continues  

Michael Howard

in The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776878
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10.1093/actrade/9780199205592.003.0004
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9780199205592
Had this been a ‘limited war’ in the style of the 18th century, governments might, by 1915, have declared a truce and negotiated a compromise peace. However, the war had escalated outside ... More
3. 1914: The Opening Campaigns

3. 1914: The Opening Campaigns  

Michael Howard

in The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776878
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10.1093/actrade/9780199205592.003.0003
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9780199205592
The outbreak of war was greeted with wild enthusiasm throughout the major cities of all the belligerent powers — the result of a widespread quasi-religious significance attached to the ... More
4. Revolutionary terrorism

4. Revolutionary terrorism  

Charles Townshend

in Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191846724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198809098.003.0004
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chapter
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9780198809098
The word ‘revolutionary’ has been applied over the last century in three social-political contexts: within existing nation-states; in external colonial situations; and in ‘internal ... More
1. Defining the Documentary

1. Defining the Documentary  

Patricia Aufderheide

in Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2008
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780199365494
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780195182705.003.0001
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9780195182705
Documentaries both inform and entertain. ‘Defining the documentary’ explores how film can tell a story about real life honestly, in good faith. Viewers expect to be told things about the ... More
The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction

The Spanish Civil War: A Very Short Introduction  

Helen Graham

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775864
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192803771.001.0001
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9780192803771
The Spanish Civil War: Very Short Introduction offers an explanation of the war's origins and course, explores its impact on a personal and international scale, and provides an ... More
6. The United States Enters the War

6. The United States Enters the War  

Michael Howard

in The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776878
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10.1093/actrade/9780199205592.003.0006
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9780199205592
By 1917, the Russian and Austrian empires were more than ready for peace, utterly unable to provide the resources required to continue the war. However, the Western powers were not yet ... More
8. 1918: The Year of Decision

8. 1918: The Year of Decision  

Michael Howard

in The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
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9780191776878
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10.1093/actrade/9780199205592.003.0008
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9780199205592
1918 saw both sides in desperation. The Americans were not yet deployed into fighting formations, and the British were unlikely to be able to withstand a concerted offensive. The Germans ... More
1. The trouble with terrorism

1. The trouble with terrorism  

Charles Townshend

in Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191846724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198809098.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198809098
The point of terrorism is to upset and make people feel vulnerable. ‘The trouble with terrorism’ attempts to define terrorism by examining the relationship between terror and war. Should ... More
Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction

Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction (3rd edn)  

Charles Townshend

Print Publication Year: 
May 2018
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May 2018
eISBN: 
9780191846724
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780198809098.001.0001
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book
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9780198809098
Terrorism: A Very Short Introduction examines the historical, ideological, and local roots of terrorist violence and explores terrorism in relation to revolutionary power, ... More
2. “Politics in Command”

2. “Politics in Command”  

Richard Curt Kraus

in The Cultural Revolution: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2012
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Sep 2013
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9780199365814
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10.1093/actrade/9780199740550.003.0002
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9780199740550
‘“Politics in Command”’ explores the political mechanisms of the Cultural Revolution. Theatricality played an important role, both in carefully choreographed propaganda and in unscripted ... More
The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

The First World War: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael Howard

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776878
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199205592.001.0001
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book
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9780199205592
The First World War: A Very Short Introduction is a concise history of the ‘Great War’, focusing on why it happened, how it was fought, and why it had the consequences it did. ... More
1. Europe in 1914

1. Europe in 1914  

Michael Howard

in The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2007
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Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776878
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199205592.003.0001
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780199205592
The Great War of 1914–18 began as a local European conflict. ‘Europe in 1914’ examines the status and relationships of these key European powers prior to war, and the formation of the two ... More

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