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A treasure hard to attain : images of archaeology in popular film, with a filmography

Author: David Howard Day
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1997.
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Day, David Howard.
Treasure hard to attain.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1997
(OCoLC)645834914
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Howard Day
ISBN: 0810831716 9780810831711
OCLC Number: 34471020
Description: ix, 203 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. I. Real Archaeology and Reel Archaeology. 1. Introduction: A Cinematic Expedition. 2. What Is It That Real Archaeologists Do? An Overview. 3. Depictions of Archaeologists on the Silver Screen. 4. The Moment of Discovery. 5. Going Public: Announcing Archaeological Finds. 6. Obsessions: Is Archaeological Work Addictive? 7. Disposition of the Finds. 8. From the Mouths of Archaeologists: Memorable Quotes from the Silver Screen. 9. Conclusion: The Profession, Reel to Real --
pt. II. The Filmography. 10. Romancing the Moviegoer: A Word about Film Reviews. 11. Chronological Listing of Popular Films Featuring Archaeologists. 12. The Reviews (Alphabetical by film title).
Responsibility: David Howard Day.

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...would be a useful reference volume in popular culture and film collections. * American Reference Books Annual * ...offers an intelligent comparison of reel versus real archeologists... * Read more...

 
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