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Shooting the Civil War

Cinema, History and American National Identity

Shooting the Civil War( )
Author: Barrett, Jenny
Foreword by: Rael, Patrick
Series title:Cinema and Society Ser.
ISBN:978-1-84511-775-7
Publication Date:Jan 2009
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $115.00
Book Description:

No fewer than seven hundred Civil War films have been made by Hollywood from early silent days to the present, from the epoch-making "Birth of a Nation", through "The Red Badge of Courage" and "Gone With the Wind" to the recent "Glory", "Ride with the Devil" and "Cold Mountain". This readable and innovative book on the American Civil War as presented in Hollywood cinema goes deep into the best of these films, arguing that rather than belonging to a single genre, Civil War films are to...
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Book Details
Pages:232
Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Film / Genres / Action & Adventure
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.26 x 9.58 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds



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