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Mintz, Steven

Hollywood's America: Understanding History Through Film

Mintz, Steven - Hollywood's America: Understanding History Through Film, ebook

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Fully revised, updated, and extended, the fifth edition of Hollywood’s America provides an important compilation of interpretive essays and primary documents that allows students to read films as cultural artifacts within the contexts of actual past events.

  • A new edition of this classic textbook, which ties movies into the broader narrative of US and film history
  • This fifth edition contains nine new chapters, with a greater overall emphasis on recent film history, and new primary source documents which are unavailable online
  • Entries range from the first experiments with motion pictures all the way to the present day
  • Well-organized within a chronological framework with thematic treatments to provide a valuable resource for students of the history of American film

Keywords:

Hollywood films, American film, social history of American film, cultural history of American film, feature films, Victorianism, The Birth of a Nation, Depression America, Laughing Through Tears, Gangsters and Fallen Women, Gone with the Wind, The Grapes of Wrath, the talking picture, film censorship, Hollywood in Germany, Hollywood in Latin America, Movies and Great Britain, Casablanca, combat films, John Wayne, When Women Wept, Academy Awards, post-war Hollywood, On the Waterfront, movies and Communism, Sidney Poitier, Rocky, Oliver Stone and Vietnam, feminism and the American film, Rambo III, The Beast, and Charlie Wilson’s War, Disneyfication, Christianity and Hollywood

, 20th Century America
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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
5
Page amount
448 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118976524
Printed ISBN
9781118976494

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