Cinemas of the world : film and society from 1895 to the present (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Cinemas of the world : film and society from 1895 to the present

Author: James Chapman
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2003.
Series: Globalities.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Cinemas of the World, James Chapman examines the relationship between film and society in the modern world.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Chapman, James, 1968-
Cinemas of the world.
London : Reaktion Books, 2003
(OCoLC)51068414
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Chapman
ISBN: 1861895747 9781861895745
OCLC Number: 327142025
Description: 1 online resource (480 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Film history : sources, methods, approaches --
World cinemas : theoretical and historical perspectives --
Early cinema --
The emergence of national cinemas --
The dream factory --
New Hollywood --
American genres, American society --
European cinemas in peace and war --
New waves, new cinemas --
Popular genres, popular pleasures --
The challenge of Third Cinema --
Bollywood and beyond --
Asiatic cinemas --
Middle Eastern cinemas --
Anglophone cinemas --Cinema without frontiers.
Series Title: Globalities.
Responsibility: James Chapman.

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Examines the relationship between film and society in the modern world - film as entertainment medium, film as a reflection of national cultures and preoccupations, film as an instrument of  Read more...

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