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The historical film

The historical film

history and memory in media

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Published by Athlone Press in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical films -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 331-334) and index.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Marcia Landy.
    SeriesDepth of field series
    ContributionsLandy, Marcia, 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H5 H59 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 350 p. ;
    Number of Pages350
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22462012M
    ISBN 100485300966

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