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Leading scholars in the interdisciplinary field of geo-spatial visual studies examine the social experience of cinema and the different ways in which film production developed as a commercial enterprise, as a leisure activity, and as modes of expression and communication. Their research charts new pathways in mapping the relationship between film production and local film practices, theatrical exhibition circuits and cinema going, creating new forms of spatial anthropology. Topics include cinematic practices in rural and urban communities, development of cinema by amateur filmmakers, and use of GIS in mapping the spatial development of film production and cinema going as social practices.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-3
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright Page
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  1. Table of Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. 1. Film and Spatiality: Outline of a New Empiricism
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  1. 2. Getting to “Going to the Show”
  2. pp. 31-43
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  1. 3. Space, Place, and the Female Film Exhibitor: The Transformation of Cinema in Small-Town New Hampshire during the 1910s
  2. pp. 44-79
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  1. 4. Mapping Film Exhibition in Flanders (1920–1990): A Diachronic Analysis of Cinema Culture Combined with Demographic and Geographic Data
  2. pp. 80-105
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  1. 5. Mapping the Ill-Disciplined? Spatial Analyses and Historical Change in the Postwar Film Industry
  2. pp. 106-129
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  1. 6. Mapping Film Audiences in Multicultural Canada: Examples from the Cybercartographic Atlas of Canadian Cinema
  2. pp. 130-149
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  1. 7. The Geography of Film Production in Italy: A Spatial Analysis Using GIS
  2. pp. 150-172
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  1. 8. Mapping the “City” Film 1930–1980
  2. pp. 173-196
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  1. 9. Retracing the Local: Amateur Cine Culture and Oral Histories
  2. pp. 197-220
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  1. 10. Beyond the Boundary: Vernacular Mapping and the Sharing of Historical Authority
  2. pp. 221-244
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  1. 11. Afterword: Toward a Spatial History of the Moving Image
  2. pp. 245-254
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 255-260
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780253011121
Related ISBN
9780253010971
MARC Record
OCLC
860626482
Pages
276
Launched on MUSE
2013-11-04
Language
English
Open Access
No
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