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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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).