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American history and contemporary Hollywood film

Author: Trevor McCrisken; Andrew Pepper
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hollywood has a growing fascination with America's past. This book offers an analysis of how and why contemporary Hollywood films have sought to mediate American history. It considers whether or how far contemporary films have begun to unravel the unifying myths of earlier films and periods.
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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor McCrisken; Andrew Pepper
ISBN: 9780748680559 0748680551
OCLC Number: 1127419484
Description: 1 online resource (1 recurso electrónico.)
Contents: 1. Lessons from Hollywood's American revolution : Revolution ; The patriot --
2. Rattling the chains of history : Steven Spielberg's Amistad and 'telling everyone's story : Roots ; Amistad --
3. Hollywood's Civil War dilemma : to imagine or unravel the nation? : Gettysburg ; Glory ; Ride with the devil ; Cold mountain --
4. Saving the good war : Hollywood and World War II in the post-Cold War world : Saving Private Ryan ; The thin red line ; U-571 ; Pearl Harbor --
5. Oliver Stone and the decade of trauma : Platoon ; Born on the fourth of July ; Heaven and earth ; JFK ; Nixon --
6. From civil rights to black nationalism : Hollywood v. black America? ; Panther ; Mississippi burning ; The hurricane ; Malcolm X ; Ali --
7. Hollywood's post-Cold War history : the 'righteousness' of American intervention : Three kings ; Black hawk down.
Responsibility: Trevor B. McCrisken and Andrew Pepper.

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Hollywood has a growing fascination with America's past. This book offers an analysis of how and why contemporary Hollywood films have sought to mediate American history. It considers whether or how far contemporary films have begun to unravel the unifying myths of earlier films and periods.

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