Hollywood's America United States History Through Its Films
Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)
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Description: This anthology of documents and essays teaches students to read films as cultural artifacts within the contexts of actual past events. The films are studied as a reflection of their times and as an influence upon style and belief. Each major Part consists of essays on particular films or topics, followed by an assortment of primary documents; a 50-page bibliography of film history concludes the volume.
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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: $39.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/16/2001
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Steven Mintz is Executive Director of the Institute for Transformational Learning at the University of Texas.
|The Silent Era|
|Silent Film as Social Criticism|
|Silent Cinema as Historical Mythmaker|
|Silent Comedy as Cultural Commentary|
|Hollywood's Golden Age|
|Depression America and Its Films|
|The Depression's Human Toll|
|African Americans on the Silver Screen|
|Oson Wells as Poet and Historian|
|Wartime Films as Instruments of Propaganda|
|Casablanca as Propaganda|
|Bureau of Motion Pictures Report|
|How WW II Affected Women|
|The Red Scare in Hollywood|
|A Perverse Tribute to Hollywood's Past|
|The Morality of Informing|
|Science Fiction as Social Commentary|
|The Western as Cold War Film|
|Hollywood Since Vietnam|
|A Shifting Sensibility|
|Films of the Late Sixties and Early Seventies|
|Reaffirming traditional Values|
|Coming to Terms with the Vietnam War|
|Films of the Eighties|
|Our Movie-Made President|
|Presenting African Americans on Film|