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America on Film: Hollywood and American History epub

by Kenneth Cameron


America on Film: Hollywood and American History epub

ISBN: 0826410332

ISBN13: 978-0826410337

Author: Kenneth Cameron

Category: Other

Subcategory: Humanities

Language: English

Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group; First Edition edition (November 1, 1997)

Pages: 272 pages

ePUB book: 1435 kb

FB2 book: 1850 kb

Rating: 4.1

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Can movies reflect history and still entertain? Do movies sometimes make history? How do we understand that after .

Can movies reflect history and still entertain? Do movies sometimes make history? How do we understand that after . Griffith's groundbreaking but racist 1915 epic The Birth of a Nation opened, interest and membership in the KKK increased? These books grapple with such questions, albeit in an uninspired way. Cameron (Africa on Film, Continuum, 1996) takes a broad view, critiquing films by decade and classifying them by genres. Gaps are bound to occur in such a survey, but this book has too many curious inclusions and significant omissions.

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Can we view our history - an by implications ourselves - through the movies? Is there a relationship between good history and good film-making? How does Hollywood view America's past?

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Chapters deal with key events in American history including the American . Books related to American History through Hollywood Film.

Chapters deal with key events in American history including the American Revolution, the Civil War and its legacy, the Great Depression, and the anti-communism of the Cold War era. Major themes such as ethnicity, slavery, Native Americans and Jewish immigrants are covered and a final chapter looks at the way the 1960s and 70s have been dealt with by Hollywood. This book is essential reading for anyone studying American history and the relationship between history and film.

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Can we view our history - an by implications ourselves - through the movies? Is there a relationship between good history and good film-making? How does Hollywood view America's past? The challenge of making the great American historical film has attracted some of the finest talents: D.W. Griffith, John Ford, Robert Altman, Francis Ford Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Oliver Stone and Spike Lee. From the earliest flickering images of "The Spirit of '76" (1905) through to "Nixon", this book examines Hollywood's filming of American history, including biographies.