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Projecting empire : imperialism and popular cinema

Author: James Chapman; Nicholas John Cull
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Cinema and society.
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Presents a study of imperialism and cinema. This work maps the history of empire cinema in both Hollywood and Britain through case studies of popular films including biopics, adventures, literary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chapman, James, 1968-
Projecting empire.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris : Distributed in the United States and Canada exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(OCoLC)705884401
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Chapman; Nicholas John Cull
ISBN: 9781845119409 1845119401
OCLC Number: 311761273
Description: xii, 244 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Imperialism and popular cinema : a survey --
Technicolor empire : The four feathers (1939) --
America's Kipling : Gunga Din (1939) --
The British Empire at war : Burma victory (1945) --
Facing the stampede of decolonization : Elephant walk (1954) --
The watershed : Lawrence of Arabia (1962) --
Pursuing respect : The naked prey (1965) --
Camping up the empire : Follow that camel (1967), Carry on up the Khyber (1968) and Carry on up the jungle (1970) --
The imperial trap : The man who would be king (1975) --
Calling Dr Jones : Raiders of the lost ark (1981) --
The Raj revival : Gandhi (1982) --
Imperial adventure redux : Three kings (1999).
Series Title: Cinema and society.
Responsibility: James Chapman and Nicholas J. Cull.
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