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Author Rommel-Ruiz, W. Bryan.

Title American history goes to the movies : Hollywood and the American experience / W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz.

Imprint New York : Routledge, c2011.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  791.4365873 R665a 2011    ---  Available
Description viii, 296 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [264]-289) and index.
Contents Exorcising the demons within : gender, race, and the problem of evil in American history and cinema -- Redeeming the south, redeeming the nation : representations of Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and Reconstruction in American film, television, and historical scholarship -- Envisioning and re-visioning America : Hollywood westerns and engaging the American past -- Historicizing triumphs and trajedies in the American west : the Hollywood western as cultural text in recent American history -- Immigration, the American dream, and the problem of the Irish American experience -- The European American and Mexican American immigration experience : the problem of narrative in American social history -- Beyond Dallas : history, narrative, and the struggle for meaning in the Kennedy assassination -- "We are alive in hell" : finding historical meaning and significance in 9/11.
Subject United States -- In motion pictures.
National characteristics, American, in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- History.
ISBN 9780415802208 (pbk.)
0415802202 (pbk.)
9780415802192 (hbk.)
0415802199 (hbk.)

 
    
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