Bibliography on Historical Film

Bibliography on Historical Film

Abert, John (1993). Knight at the Movies. Medieval History on Film. New York and London: Routledge.

Abrash, Barbara & Sternberg, Janet, eds. (1983). Historians and Filmmakers: Toward Collaboration. New York: Institute for Research History.

Baecque, Antoine de (2012). Camera Historica: The Century in Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press.

Barta, Tony (1998).  Screening the Past: Film and the Representation of History. London and Westport, CO: Praeger.

Block, Marcelline & Nevin, Barry (2016). French Cinema and the Great War: Remembrance and Representation. London: Rowman & Littlefield.

Browne, Nick, ed. (1998). Refiguring American Film Genres: Theory and History. Berkeley…: University of California Press.

Burgoyne, Robert (2008). The Hollywood Historical Film. Oxford: Blackwell.

Burke, Peter (2019). Eyewitnessing. The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence. London: Reaktion Books.

Carlsten, Jennie M. & McGarry, Fearghal, eds. (2015). Film, History and Memory. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chansel, Dominique (2002). Europe On-screen: Cinema and the Teaching of History. Strasbourg: Council of Europe Publishing.

Chapman, James (2013). Film and History. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chopra-Gant, Mike (2008). Cinema and History: The Telling of Stories. London: Wallflower.

Colăcel, Onoriu (2015). The Romanian Cinema of Nationalism: Historical Films as Propaganda and Spectacle. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Dobrenko, Evgeny (2008). Stalinist Cinema and the Production of History: Museum of the Revolution. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Elley, Derek (2014). The Epic Film: Myth and History. London and New York: Routledge.

Elliott, Andrew B. R. (2011). Remaking the Middle Ages: The Methods of Cinema and History in Portraying the Medieval World. Jefferson, NC: MacFarland & Company.

Elsaesser, Thomas (2000). Weimar Cinema and After: Germany’s Historical Imaginary. London and New York: Routledge.

Engelen, Leen & Winkel, Roel Vande, eds. (2007). Perspectives on European Film and History. Gent: Academia Press.

Ferro, Marc (1988). Cinema and History. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press.

Goodwin, James (1993). Eisenstein, Cinema, and History. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press.

Greene, Naomi (1999). Landscapes of Loss: The National Past in Postwar French Cinema. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Grindon, Leger (1994). Shadows on the Past: Studies in the Historical Fiction Film. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press.

Harper, Sue (1994). Picturing the Past: The Rise and Fall of the British Costume Film. London: British Film Institute.

Harty, Kevin J. (2020). Medieval Women on Film: Essays on Gender, Cinema and History. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Hirsch, Joshua (2004). Afterimage: Film, Trauma and The Holocaust. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Hughes-Warrington, Marnie (2007). History Goes to the Movies. Studying History on Film. Abingdon: Routledge.

Keathley, Christian (2006). Cinephilia and History, or The Wind in the Trees. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Landy, Marcia (2015). Cinema and Counter-History. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press.

Landy, Marcia, ed. (2001). The Historical Film: History and Memory in Media. London: Athlone Press.

Machtans, Karolin & Ruehl, Martin A. (2012). Hitler – Films from Germany: History, Cinema and Politics Since 1945. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Maltby, Richard; Biltereyst, Daniel & Meers, Philippe, eds. (2011). Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Mee, Laura & Walker, Johnny, eds. (2014). Cinema, Television and History: New Approaches. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Min, Eungjun; Joo, Jinsook & Ju Kwak, Han (2003). Korean Film: History, Resistance, and Democratic Imagination. London and Westport, CO: Praeger.

Monk, Claire & Sargeant, Amy, eds. (2015). British Historical Cinema. The history, heritage and costume film. London and New York: Routledge.

Murray, Bruce A. & Wickham, Christopher J., eds. (1992). Framing the Past: The Historiography of German Cinema and Television. Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press.

Nowell-Smith, Geoffrey (1997). The Oxford History of World Cinema. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press.

O’Connor, John E. & Jackson, Martin A., eds. (1988). American History/ American Film. Interpreting the Hollywood Image. New York: Frederick Ungar.

Rayner, Jonathan (2007). The Naval War Film: Genre, History and National Cinema. Manchester and New York: Manchester University Press.

Rollins, Peter C. & O’Connor, John E. (2008). Why We Fought: America’s Wars in Film and History. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky.

Rosenstone, Robert A. & Parvulescu, Constantin, eds. (2016). A Companion to the Historical Film. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Rosenstone, Robert A. (1994). Revisioning History: Filmmakers and the Construction of a New Past. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Rosenstone, Robert A. (1995). Visions of the Past: The Challenge of Film to Our Idea of History. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Rosenstone, Robert A. (2006). History on Film/Film on History. Harlow: Pearson.

Shafik, Viola (2007). Arab Cinema: History and Cultural Identity. Cairo and New York: The American University in Cairo Press.

Short, Kenneth R. M. (1981). Feature Films as History. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press.

Smith, Paul, ed. (1976). The Historian and Film. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Smyth, J. E. (2006). Reconstructing American Historical Cinema: From Cimarron to Citizen Kane. Lexington, KY: The University Press of Kentucky.

Smyth, J. E., ed. (2012). Hollywood ant the American Historical Film. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Sobchack, Vivian, ed. (1996). The Persistence of History: Cinema, Television and the Modern Event. New York, NY: Routledge.

Solomon, John (2001). The Ancient World in the Cinema. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Sorlin, Pierre (1980). The Films in History. Restaging the Past. Oxford: Blackwell.

Sorlin, Pierre (1991). European Cinemas, European Societies, 1939-1990. London and New York. Routledge.

Stubbs, Jonathan (2013). Historical Film: A Critical Introduction. New York…: Bloomsbury.

Thanouli, Eleftheria (2018). History and Film: A Tale of Two Disciplines. New York…: Bloomsbury.

Vidal, Belén (2012). Heritage Film: Nation, Genre, and Representation. London and New York: Wallflower.

Whiteclay, John & Culbert, David, eds. (1996). World War II, Film, and History. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Winkler, Martin M. (2009). The Fall of the Roman Empire: Film and History. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Wyke, Maria. (1997). Projecting the Past: Ancient Rome, Cinema and History. New York and London: Routledge.