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Published by University of Massachusetts Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Media Studies - Electronic Media,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cold War in motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures,
  • Political aspects,
  • United States,
  • Cinema/Film: Book

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12088709M
ISBN 101558496114
ISBN 109781558496118

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