Hollywood's America : Understanding History Through Film, Paperback / softback Book

Hollywood's America : Understanding History Through Film Paperback / softback


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


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 444 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Films, cinema
  • ISBN: 9781118976494

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