Film as history, history as film

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Published by European University Institute, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in Florence, Italy, Berlin .

Written in English

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  • Historical films -- History and criticism.,
  • Motion pictures and history.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementPatrick Vonderau, ed.
SeriesWorking papers "Gemenskaper-Gemeinschaften",, vol. 21, Arbeitspapiere "Gemeinschaften" ;, Bd. 21.
ContributionsVonderau, Patrick.
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.H5 F55 1999
The Physical Object
Pagination83 p. ;
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6845739M
ISBN 103932406222
LC Control Number00347530

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