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Best of British
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Best of British

Cinema and Society from 1930 to the Present 2nd Revised edition

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Best of British by Jeffrey Richards

Book Description

This is a revised and expanded edition of the classic book on film history. The authors examine how aspects of British society are reflected in and shaped by cinema. Films studied include, among others, Sanders of the River, A Canterbury Tale, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, The Guinea Pig, The Blue Lamp, The Ladykillers, I'm All Right Jack, The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner, If . . . , and Scandal .

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781860642883
ISBN-10: 1860642888
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: I.B.Tauris
Publisher: I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd
Publish Date: 6-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Explores the major changes in our use of and attitude to time over three centuries. Asks why the 1960s and 1970s expectation that leisure time would increase has failed to come about

Cinemas and Cinemagoing in Wartime Britain, 1939-45 by Jeffrey Richards Cinemas and Cinemagoing in Wartime Britain, 1939-45, Hardback (June 2016)

During the Second World War, the popularity and importance of the cinema in Britain was at its peak. In this groundbreaking book, Richard Farmer provides a social and cultural history of cinemas and cinemagoing in Britain between 1939 and 1945, and explores the impact that the war had on the places in which British people watched films.

Leisure and Cultural Conflict in Twentieth-Century Britain by Jeffrey Richards Leisure and Cultural Conflict in Twentieth-Century Britain, Paperback (April 2016)

A collection of articles addressing research trends in the history of British leisure while also presenting a wide range of articles on cultural conflict and leisure in the twentieth century. It includes innovative research on a number of topics, including television, cinema, the circus, women's leisure, dance, football and drug culture.

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Author Biography - Jeffrey Richards

Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University and General Editor of the Cinema and Society series. Anthony Aldgate is Reader in Film and History at the Open University.

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