Movies and American Society (BOK)

Steven J. Ross

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The second edition of Movies and American Society is a comprehensive collection of essays and primary documents that explore the ways in which movies have changed--and been changed by--American society from 1905 to the present. Each chapter includes an introduction, discussion questions, an essay examining the issues of the period, primary documents, and a list of further reading and screenings Includes a new chapter on "American Film in the Age of Terror" and new essays for Chapter 9 ("Race, Violence, and Film") and Chapter 13 ("Hollywood Goes Global"), as well as updated Reading and Screenings sections Discusses all the major periods in American film history from the first nickelodeons to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the globalization of Hollywood Demonstrates the unique influence of movies on all aspects of American culture, from ideology, politics, and gender to class, war, and race relations Engaging and accessible for students, with jargon-free essays and primary documents that show social practices and controversies as well as the fun and cultural influence of movies and movie-going

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Steven J. Ross
Forlag
Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN 9780470673645
Antall sider 416 Dimensjoner 15,1cm x 22,8cm x 2cm
Vekt 522 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd