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Description - Cinemas of the World by James Chapman

A comprehensive, accessible, general history of world cinema which is truly international in its scope. Covers US, European and Australasian film, as well as Bollywood, Middle Eastern, Asiatic and other national cinemas examining the relationship between film and society in the modern world: film as an entertainment medium, film as a reflection of national cultures and preoccupations, and film as an instrument of propaganda.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861891624
ISBN-10: 1861891628
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 133mm x mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Reaktion Books
Publisher: Reaktion Books
Publish Date: 30-May-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James Chapman

James Chapman is Lecturer in Film and Television History at the Open University. He is the author of The British at War: Cinema, State and Propaganda, 1939-1945 (1998) and Licence to Thrill: A Cultural History of the James Bond Films (1999).

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