New PDF release: American History through Hollywood Film: From the Revolution
By Melvyn Stokes
Chapters care for key occasions in American heritage together with the yank Revolution, the Civil warfare and its legacy, the good melancholy, and the anti-communism of the chilly battle period. significant topics comparable to ethnicity, slavery, local american citizens and Jewish immigrants are coated and a last bankruptcy seems on the approach the Nineteen Sixties and 70s were handled via Hollywood. This ebook is vital examining for somebody learning American background and the connection among historical past and film.
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