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Hollywood genres and postwar America masculinity, family and nation in popular movies and film noir by Mike Chopra-Gant

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Published by I.B. Tauris Pub., Distributed in the U.S. by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Masculinity in motion pictures,
  • Men in motion pictures,
  • Family in motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures -- United States,
  • Film noir -- United States -- History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [194]-214) and index.

StatementMike Chopra-Gant.
SeriesCinema and society series, Cinema and society
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.M46 C43 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 219 p. :
Number of Pages219
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23240316M
ISBN 101850438153, 1850438382
ISBN 109781850438151, 9781850438380
LC Control Number2006295394

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