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The Utopia of FilmCinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

The Utopia of Film: Cinema and Its Futures in Godard, Kluge, and Tahimik

Christopher Pavsek

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160995
eISBN:
9780231530811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160995.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The German filmmaker Alexander Kluge has long promoted cinema's relationship with the goals of human emancipation. Jean-Luc Godard and Filipino director Kidlat Tahimik also believe in cinema's ... More

Vaccines and Your ChildSeparating Fact from Fiction

Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction

Paul Offit and Charlotte Moser

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153072
eISBN:
9780231526715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153072.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book answers questions about the science and safety of modern vaccines. In straightforward prose, it explains how vaccines work, how they are made, and how they are tested. Most important, it ... More

Video RevolutionsOn the History of a Medium

Video Revolutions: On the History of a Medium

Michael Z. Newman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169516
eISBN:
9780231537759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169516.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Since the days of early television, video has been an indispensable part of culture, society, and moving-image media industries. Over the decades, it has been an avant-garde artistic medium, a ... More

Virginia WoolfA Portrait

Virginia Woolf: A Portrait

Viviane Forrester

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153560
eISBN:
9780231535120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153560.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This portrait sheds new light on Virginia Woolf's relationships with her family and friends and how they shaped her work. The book draws on revelations about Woolf that often remain buried and ... More

Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

Visions of Dystopia in China's New Historical Novels

Jeffrey Kinkley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167680
eISBN:
9780231532297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167680.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The depiction of personal and collective suffering in modern Chinese novels differs significantly from standard Communist accounts and many Eastern and Western historical narratives. Writers such as ... More

Vital ConversationsImproving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

Vital Conversations: Improving Communication Between Doctors and Patients

Dennis Rosen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164443
eISBN:
9780231538046
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164443.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The health-care system in the United States is by far the most expensive in the world, yet its outcomes are decidedly mediocre in comparison with those of other countries. Poor communication between ... More

Voices from IraqA People's History, 2003-2009

Voices from Iraq: A People's History, 2003-2009

Mark Kukis

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231156929
eISBN:
9780231527569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231156929.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

Featuring the testimony of close to seventy Iraqis from all walks of life, this book builds a chronological history unmatched for its insight and revelations. Here is a history of the war in Iraq as ... More

Voices of Negritude in Modernist PrintAesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora, and the Lyric Regime

Voices of Negritude in Modernist Print: Aesthetic Subjectivity, Diaspora, and the Lyric Regime

Carrie Noland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167048
eISBN:
9780231538640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167048.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book approaches Negritude as an experimental, text-based poetic movement developed by diasporic authors of African descent through the means of modernist print culture. Engaging primarily the ... More

Voices of the Arab SpringPersonal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Voices of the Arab Spring: Personal Stories from the Arab Revolutions

Asaad Al-Saleh

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163187
eISBN:
9780231538589
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163187.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Narrated by dozens of activists and everyday individuals, this book documents the unprecedented events that led to the collapse of dictatorial regimes in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Yemen. Beginning ... More

Wall StreetersThe Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Wall Streeters: The Creators and Corruptors of American Finance

Edward Morris

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231170543
eISBN:
9780231540506
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231170543.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

The 2008 financial collapse, the expansion of corporate and private wealth, the influence of money in politics—many of Wall Street's contemporary trends can be traced back to the work of fourteen ... More

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