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Dr Robert James

Senior Lecturer

  1. Chapter (peer-reviewed) › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    "If there’s one man that I admire, that man’s a British tar”: Leisure and Cultural Nation-Building in a Naval Port Town, c. 1850-1928

    Dr Robert James, 24 Apr 2016, Port Towns and Urban Cultures: International Histories of the Waterfront, c. 1850-2000. Beaven, B., Bell, K. & James, R. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  3. Published

    Hollywood and the World: an introduction

    Dr Robert James & Roy Vallis, 2014, Hollywood and the World. Vallis, R. & James, R. (eds.). Freeland: Interdisciplinary.Net Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  4. Published

    Hollywood in the British neighbourhood: local moviegoing in Britain in the first half of the twentieth century

    Dr Robert James, 2014, Hollywood and the World. Vallis, R. & James, R. (eds.). Freeland: Interdisciplinary.Net Publishing

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  5. Published

    The people's amusement: cinemagoing and the BBFC, 1928-48

    Dr Robert James, 2012, Behind the scenes at the BBFC: film classification from the silver screen to the digital age. Lamberti, E. (ed.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 16-26 11 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  6. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  7. Published

    'A very profitable enterprise': South Wales Miners' Institute Cinemas in the 1930s

    Dr Robert James, Mar 2007, In: Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. 27, 1, p. 27-61 35 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    'Literature acknowledges no boundaries': book reading and social class in Britain, c.1930-c.1945

    Dr Robert James, Oct 2017, In: Journal of Social History. 51, 1, p. 80–100

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Cinema-going in a port town, 1914–1951: film booking patterns at the Queens Cinema, Portsmouth

    Dr Robert James, May 2013, In: Urban History. 40, 2, p. 315-335 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Kinematograph weekly in the 1930s: trade attitudes towards audience taste

    Dr Robert James, Nov 2006, In: Journal of British Cinema and Television. 3, 2, p. 229-243 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Popular cinema-going in Britain in the early-1930s

    Dr Robert James, 2011, In: Journal of Contemporary History. 46, 2, p. 271-287 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Published

    ‘Read for victory’: public libraries and book reading in a British Naval Port City during the Second World War

    Dr Robert James, 1 Dec 2018, In: Cultural and Social History. 15, 2, p. 233-253 21 p., 0.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Book/Film/Article review › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  14. Published

    Book Review: Cinema and society in the British Empire, 1895–1940

    Dr Robert James, May 2014, In: The Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History. 42, 3, p. 568-570

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  15. Published

    Book Review: Film and community in Britain and France: from La Règle du Jeu to Room at the Top

    Dr Robert James, 1 Jul 2005, In: Reviews in History. p. 461 461.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  16. Published

    Book Review: Hollywood in the neighborhood: historical case studies of local moviegoing

    Dr Robert James, 2009, In: Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television. 29, 2, p. 247-249 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  17. Book/Film/Article review › Research › Peer-reviewed
  18. Published

    Book Review: Powell and Pressburger: a cinema of magic spaces

    Dr Robert James, Oct 2014, In: Journal of British Cinema and Television. 11, 4, p. 557-559

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  19. Published

    Book review: The Mass Observers: A History, 1937-1949

    Dr Robert James, 1 Feb 2016, In: Britain and the World . 9, 1, p. 139-142 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  20. Published

    Book review: Heroes and Happy Endings: Class, Gender, and Nation in Popular Film and Fiction in Interwar Britain

    Dr Robert James, 19 Jan 2018, In: Journal of Social History. shx162.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  21. Published

    Book review: Morale: A Modern British History

    Dr Robert James, 1 Jul 2019, In: Journal of Contemporary History. 54, 3, p. 690-691 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  22. Published

    Book review: Hull: Culture, City, Place

    Dr Robert James, 16 Aug 2018, In: International Journal of Maritime History. 30, 3, p. 586-588 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  23. Published

    Book Review: The food companions: cinema and consumption in wartime Britain, 1939-45

    Dr Robert James, Jan 2012, In: Reviews in History.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article reviewpeer-review

  24. Book › Research
  25. Published

    Popular culture and working-class taste in Britain 1930-39: a round of cheap diversions?

    Dr Robert James, 7 Sep 2010, Manchester: Manchester University Press. 256 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

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