This bibliography, which contains the sources for our sound bites, is not only much longer than the selected bibliography but is augmented greatly, especially with material relating to the the nature, purpose, and cultural function of history itself; to nationalism; and to the theory of representation -- and thus provides the widest context for studying the construction of history on film. Large as it is, however, this bibliography represents only a part of the ever growing critical material on the subject of film and history.
Students will find other resources in the bibliographies of the various books and articles here. The latest comprehensive update to this bibliography was done in 2007. Since then partial updates were done in 2009 and 2013. For current publications, see the book review sections of Film & History and Screening the Past. Please send your suggestions for additions to Professor Edward J. Gallagher, Department of English, Lehigh University via e-mail at email@example.com.
Abrash, Barbara, and Daniel J. Walkowitz. "Sub/versions of History: A Meditation on Film and Historical Narrative." History Workshop Journal 38 (1994): 203-14.
Aleiss, Angela. Making the White Man's Indian: Native Americans and Hollywood Movies. Westport: Praeger, 2005.
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Anderegg, Michael A. Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1991.
Anderson, Benedict. Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism. London: Verso, 1983.
Appleby, Joyce, Lynn Hunt, and Margaret Jacob. Telling the Truth about History. New York: Norton, 1994.
Arnold, Gordon. The Afterlife of America's War in Vietnam: Changing Visions in Politics and on Screen. Jefferson: McFarland & Co., 2006.
Auster, Albert, and Leonard Quart. How the War Was Remembered: Hollywood & Vietnam. New York: Praeger, 1988.
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Bailyn, Bernard. On the Teaching and Writing of History. Hanover: UP of New England, 1994.
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Barrett, Jenny. Shooting the Civil War: Cinema, History and American National Identity. New York: Distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Basinger, Jeanine. The World War II Combat Film: Anatomy of a Genre. Middletown: Wesleyan UP, 2003.
Bataille, Gretchen, and Charles L. P. Silet. The Pretend Indians: Images of Native Americans in the Movies. Ames: Iowa State UP, 1980.
Beck, Warren, and Myles Clowers. Understanding American History through Fiction. New York: McGraw Hill, 1975.
Bennett, William J. James Madison High School: A Curriculum for American Students. Washington: U. S. Department of Education, 1987.
Bennett, William J. Our Children and Our Country: Improving America's Schools and Affirming the Common Culture. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1989.
Bergman, Andrew. We're in the Money: Depression America and Its Films. Berkeley: U of California P, 2008.
Bergman, Paul, and Michael Asimov. Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, 2006.
Berkhofer, Robert F., Jr. Beyond the Great Story: History as Text and Discourse. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1995.
Berlant, Lauren. The Anatomy of National Fantasy: Hawthorne, Utopia, and Everyday Life. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991.
Bhabha, Homi K., ed. Nation and Narration. London: Routledge, 1990.
Biskind, Peter. Seeing Is Believing: How Hollywood Movies Taught Us to Stop Worrying and Love the Fifties. New York: Pantheon, 1983.
Bodnar, John. Remaking America: Public Memory, Commemoration and Patriotism in the Twentieth Century. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1992.
Bolam, Sarah, and Thomas J. Bolam. The Presidents on Film. Jefferson: MacFarland, 2007.
Boller, Paul F., Jr. Not So! Popular Myths about America from Columbus to Clinton. New York: Oxford UP, 1995.
Brennan, Timothy. "The National Longing for Form." Nation and Narration. Ed. Homi K. Bhabha. London: Routledge, 1990. 41-70.
Briley, Ron. "Reel History: U.S. History, 1932-1972, As Viewed Through the Lens of Hollywood." History Teacher 23.3 (1990): 215-36.
Brooks, Van Wyck. "On Creating a Usable Past." Dial 64 (1918): 337-41.
Browne, Ray B. "Foreword." Hollywood as Historian: American Film in a Cultural Context. Ed. Peter C. Rollins. Louisville: UP of Kentucky, 1998. ix-x.
Burgoyne, Robert. The Hollywood Historical Film. Malden: Blackwell, 2008.
Burgoyne, Robert. Film Nation: Hollywood Looks at U.S. History. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1997.
Burgoyne, Robert. "Prosthetic memory/ traumatic memory: Forrest Gump (1994)." Screening the Past 6 (1999): n. pag. Online. Internet. 20 Oct. 1999. http://www.latrobe.edu.au/www/screeningthepast/index.html
Burke, Peter. "History as Social Memory." Memory: History, Culture and the Mind. Ed. Thomas Butler. London: Basil Blackwell, 1989. 97-113.
Burnett, Eric. History through Film: Volume 1. Raleigh: Lulu Enterprises, 2008.
Burns, E. Bradford. Latin American Cinema: Film and History. Los Angeles: U of California, 1975.
Buscombe, Edward. "Injuns!" Native Americans in the Movies. London: Reaktion, 2006.
Cagin, Seth, and Philip Dray. Hollywood Films of the Seventies. New York: Harper & Row, 1984.
Cameron, Kenneth M. America on Film: Hollywood and American History. New York: Continuum, 1997.
Canfield, J. Douglas. Mavericks on the Border: The Early Southwest in Historical Fiction and Film. Lexington: UP of Kentucky, 2001.
Carnes, Marc C., ed. Past Imperfect: History According to the Movies. New York: H. Holt, 1995.
Carr, Edward Hallett. What Is History? London: MacMillan, 1961.
Carrasco, Salvador. "The Invisible Sight." The Zapatista Reader. Ed. Tom Hayden. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 2002.
Cartmell, Deborah, et. al. eds. Retrovisions: Reinventing the Past in Film and Fiction. Sterling: Pluto Press, 2001.
Chadwick, Bruce. The Reel Civil War: Mythmaking in American Film. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001.
Cheyney, Lynne V. American Memory: A Report on the Humanities in the Nation's Public Schools. Washington: National Endowment for the Humanities, 1988.
Cheyney, Lynne V. "The End of History." Wall Street Journal, Oct 20, 1994, A26.
Chopra-Gant, Mike. Cinema and History: The Telling of Stories. London: Wallflower, 2008.
Christensen, Terry. "The End of History." Wall Street Journal, Oct 20, 1994, A26.
Christensen, Terry. Reel Politics: American Political Movies from Birth of a Nation to Platoon. New York: Basil Blackwell, 1987.
Churchill, Ward. Fantasies of the Master Race: Literature, Cinema, and the Colonization of the American Indians. Monroe: Common Courage, 1992.
Collingwood, R. G. The Idea of History. Oxford: Clarendon P, 1946.
Commager, Henry Steele. The Nature and Study of History. Columbus: Merrill, 1965.
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Cortes, Carlos E. "Them and Us: Immigration as Social Barometer and Social Educator in American Film." Hollywood As Mirror: Changing Views of "Outsiders" and "Enemies" in American Movies. Ed. Robert Brent Toplin. Westport: Greenwood P, 1993.
Cripps, Thomas. Slow Fade to Black: The Negro in American Film, 1900-1942. New York: Oxford UP, 1977.
Cronon, William. "A Place for Stories: Nature, History, and Narrative." Journal of American History 78.4 (1992): 1347-76.
Croteau, Melissa, ed. Reel Histories: Studies in American Film. Hollywood: Press Americana, 2008.
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Crowther, Bruce. Hollywood Faction: Reality and Myth in the Movies. London: Columbus, 1984.
Custen, George F. Bio/Pics: How Hollywood Constructed Public History. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1992.
Davis, Natalie Zemon. "'Any Resemblance to Persons Living or Dead': Film and the Challenge of Authenticity." Yale Review 76.4 (1987): 457-82
Davis, Natalie Zemon. Slaves on Screen: Film and Historical Vision. Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2000.
DeBauche, Leslie M. Reel Patriotism: The Movies and World War I. Madison: U of Wisconsin P, 1997.
Devine, Jeremy M. Vietnam at 24 Frames a Second: A Critical and Thematic Analysis of over 400 Films about the Vietnam War. Jefferson: McFarland, 1995.
Di Giacomo, Richard. The History Teacher's Movie Guide: Choosing and Using the Right Films for Your Classroom. San Jose: Magnifico Publications, 2008.
Dickson, Wheeler Winston, ed. American Cinema of the 1940s: Themes and Variations. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2006.
Didinger, Ray, and Glen Macnow. The Ultimate Book of Sports Movies:
Featuring the 100 Greatest Sports Films of All Time. Philadelphia: Running Press, 2009.
Dittmar, Linda, and Gene Michaud. From Hanoi to Hollywood: The Vietnam War in American Film. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 1990.
Doherty, Thomas. Projections of War: Hollywood, American Culture, and World War II. New York: Columbia UP, 1999.
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Du Bois, W. E. B. Black Reconstruction. 1935. Cleveland: World Meridian, 1964.
Eberwein, Robert, ed. The War Film. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2005.
Eldridge, David. Hollywood's History Films. London: Tauris, 2006.
Eley, Geoff, and Ronald Grigor Suny. Becoming National: A Reader. New York: Oxford UP, 1996.
Elton, Geoffrey. The Practice of History. London: Fontana, 1969.
Evans, Richard J. In Defense of History. New York: Norton, 1999.
Famous Trials http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm
Ferro, Marc. The Use and Abuse of History. Boston: Routledge, 1981.
Film & History http://www.uwosh.edu/filmandhistory/
Fishbein, Leslie. "Hollywood's Harlots, 1900-1930: Fallen Women and the American Dream Machine." Hollywood As Mirror: Changing Views of "Outsiders" and "Enemies" in American Movies. Ed. Robert Brent Toplin. Westport: Greenwood P, 1993. 75-94.
FitzGerald, Frances. America Revisited: History Schoolbooks in the Twentieth Century. New York : Vintage Books, 1980.
FitzGerald, Frances. Fire in the Lake. Boston: Atlantic, 1972.
Foner, Eric. Who Owns History? Rethinking the Past in a Changing World. New York: Hill and Wang, 2002.
Foucault, Michel. Power/Knowedge: Selected Interviews and Other Writings, 1972-1977. New York: Pantheon, 1980.
Francaviglia, Richard V., and Jerry Rodnitzky, eds. Lights, Camera, History: Portraying the Past in Film. College Station: Published for the University of Texas at Arlington by Texas A&M UP, 2007.
Fraser, George MacDonald. The Hollywood History of the World. New York: Fawcett, 1989.
Friedman, Lester D., ed. American Cinema of the 1970s: Themes and Variations. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2007.
Fyne, Robert. Long Ago and Far Away: Hollywood and the Second World War. Lanham: Scarecrow, 2008.
Gallagher, Edward J. "Reel American History: An Archive Built by Novices." Film & History 32.2 (2002): 82-86.
Gallagher, Gary W. Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 2008.
Gellner, Ernest. Nations and Nationalism. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1983.
Gianos, Phillip L. Politics and Politicians in American Film. Westport: Praeger, 1998.
Grant, Barry Keith, ed. American Cinema of the 1960s: Themes and Variations. New Brunswick: Rutgers UP, 2008.
Grindon, Leger. Shadows on the Past: Studies in the Historical Fiction Film. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1994.
Guerrero, Ed. Framing Blackness: The Africa-American Image in Film. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1993.
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Hall, Stuart. "The Question of Cultural Identity." Modernity and Its Futures. Ed. Stuart Hall, David Held, and Tony McGrew. Cambridge: The Open University, 1992. 273-316.
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Harlan, David. The Degradation of American History. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1997.
Hellmann, John. American Myth and the Legacy of Vietnam. New York: Columbia UP, 1986.
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Hilger, Michael. From Savage to Nobleman: Images of Native Americans in Film. Lanham: Scarecrow Press, 1995.
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Jenkins, Keith. Re-Thinking History. London: Routledge, 1991.
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Kammen, Michael. Mystic Chords of Memory: The Transformation of Tradition in American Culture. New York: Alfred A. Knoff, 1991.
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Karsten, Eileen. From Real Life to Reel Life: A Filmography of Biographical Films. Metuchen: Scarecrow Press, 1993
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