Based on a True Story Latin American History at the Movies
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Description: In this collection of essays on popular feature-length movies depicting Latin American history, the authors use the appeal of film and divert it into the study of history.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/1/1998
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
|Never Read History Again? The Possibilities and Perils of Cinema as Historical Depiction|
|Columbus Takes On the Forces of Darkness, or Film and Historical Myth in 1492: The Conquest of Paradise|
|Whose Conquest Is This, Anyway? Aguirre, the Wrath of God|
|I, the Worst of All: The Literary Life of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz|
|The Mission and Historical Missions: Film and the Writing of History|
|Passion and Patriarchy in Nineteenth-Century Argentina: Maria Luisa Bemberg's Camila|
|Recasting Cuban Slavery: The Other Francisco and The Last Supper|
|Lucia: Inventing Women's History on Film|
|Gabriela: An Evocation of Elite Culture in Early Twentieth-Century Latin America|
|Why Tita Didn't Marry the Doctor, or Mexican History in Like Water for Chocolate|
|Depicting the Past in Argentine Films: Family Drama and Historical Debate in Miss Mary and The Official Story|
|Pixote: Fiction and Reality in Brazilian Life|
|About the Editor and Contributors|