A New History of British Documentary

  • JamesĀ Chapman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. James Chapman
    Pages 1-17
  3. James Chapman
    Pages 18-40
  4. James Chapman
    Pages 41-89
  5. James Chapman
    Pages 90-122
  6. James Chapman
    Pages 123-171
  7. James Chapman
    Pages 172-215
  8. James Chapman
    Pages 216-258
  9. James Chapman
    Pages 259-265
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 266-324

About this book


A New History of British Documentary is the first comprehensive overview of documentary production in Britain from early film to the present day. It covers both the film and television industries and demonstrates how documentary practice has adapted to changing institutional and ideological contexts.


British cinema British television documentary documentary film documentary movement history EMB GPO MOI COI BBC bibliography Britain film Great Britain history of literature knowledge present television

Authors and affiliations

  • JamesĀ Chapman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LeicesterUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230392878
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-35209-8
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-39287-8
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