The Resource American history goes to the movies : Hollywood and the American experience, W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz

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

Label
American history goes to the movies : Hollywood and the American experience
Title
American history goes to the movies
Title remainder
Hollywood and the American experience
Statement of responsibility
W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whether they prefer blockbusters, historical dramas, or documentaries, people learn much of what they know about history from the movies. In American History Goes to the Movies, W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz shows how popular representations of historic events shape the way audiences understand the history of the United States, including American representations of race and gender, and stories of immigration, especially the familiar narrative of the American Dream. Using films from many different genres, American History Goes to the Movies draws together movies that depict the Civil War, the Wild West
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
791.43/65873
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.U64
LC item number
R66 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
American history goes to the movies : Hollywood and the American experience, W. Bryan Rommel-Ruiz
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Exorcising the demons within : gender, race, and the problem of evil in American history and cinema -- 2. Redeeming the South, redeeming the nation : representations of Abraham Lincoln, the Civil War, and Reconstruction in American film, television, and historical scholarship -- 3. Envisioning and re-visioning America : Hollywood westerns and engaging the American past -- 4. Historicizing triumphs and tragedies in the American west : the Hollywood western as cultural text in recent American history -- 5. Immigration, the American Dream, and the problem of the Irish American experience -- 6. The European American and Mexican American immigration experience : the problem of narrative in American social history -- 7. Beyond Dallas : history, narrative, and the struggle for meaning in the Kennedy assassination -- 8. "We are alive in hell" : finding historical meaning and significance in 9/11
Control code
ocn701718102
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 296 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203833735
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36985132
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)701718102
  • taylor0203833732

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