A very old machine : the many origins of the cinema in India /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Mahadevan, Sudhir, 1973- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, [2015]
Series:SUNY series, horizons of cinema.
Table of Contents:
  • The nineteenth century Indian techno-bazaar
  • Traveling showmen, makeshift cinemas: the Bioscopewallah and early cinema
  • Part 2. mechanical reproduction and mass culture
  • copyright and cultural authenticity: The politics of mechanical reproduction in South Asia
  • The cinema as mass culture: the melodramas of mechanical reproduction
  • Part 3. Intermediality
  • The emergence of topicality: snapshot cultures and newspaper photojournalism
  • Politics across media: the partition of Bengal (1905) and the cinematic city
  • Part 4. Archives
  • The abundant ephemeral: the protocols of popular film historiography in India
  • Conclusion.