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Walt Disney : a biography

Author: Louise Krasniewicz; Walt Disney
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Walt Disney has been dissected, criticized, and lauded in numerous biographies, most of which try to penetrate the psychology of the man and his motives. Walt Disney: A Biography takes a cultural approach, looking at Disney as both a product of his culture and a cultural innovator who influenced entertainment, education, leisure, and even history.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Krasniewicz, Louise, 1952-
Walt Disney.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
(DLC) 2010015896
(OCoLC)469634579
Named Person: Walt Disney; Walt Disney; Walt Disney
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louise Krasniewicz; Walt Disney
ISBN: 9780313358319 0313358311
OCLC Number: 659561009
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 155 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction. Man, myth, and mouse --
Timeline. Events in the life of Walt Disney --
Coming from the heartland --
Diz : the early years --
The illusion of life --
1923 --
Building a better mouse/trap --
The Great Depression or Walt's folly? --
The end of an era --
World War II propaganda --
HUAC --
Trains --
The Magic Kingdom.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Louise Krasniewicz.

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This insightful biography takes a balanced and thoughtful look at the creative and enigmatic man who has had a greater influence on American culture than almost any other individual: Walt Disney.  Read more...

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