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Past Imperfect: History According to the Movies

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The cinema has considerable power in shaping our perceptions of the past. History's most momentous events or greatest figures are inextricably bound up with their presentation on film. What is the relationship between audience, film producer, actor and historical figure or event? How does film affect popular understanding of history? This text attempts to answer these and other questions, examining the relationship between film and the historical record, comprising essays on films as diverse as "Gandhi", "Malcolm X", "Dr. ...

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Past Imperfect: History According to the Movies
1996, Holt McDougal, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805037609

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Past Imperfect: History According to the Movies
1996, Cassell Illustrated, London

ISBN-13: 9780304348053

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Past Imperfect: History According to the Movies
1995, Henry Holt & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805037593

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