Race In American Film Voices And Visions That Shaped A Nation 3 Volumes

Author: Daniel Bernardi
Editor: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313398402
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This expansive three-volume set investigates racial representation in film, providing an authoritative cross-section of the most racially significant films, actors, directors, and movements in American cinematic history. • Views the films via a historical approach in which every subject is considered both through a contemporary lens and in terms of the time of its production and initial reception • Provides up-to-date information on recent movies such as Selma (2014), The Fast and The Furious (2001–2015), 12 Years a Slave (2013), Django Unchained (2012), and Lone Survivor (2013) • Provides readers with the information and background necessary to form informed views about racial representation in film—still an important "hot-button" subject today • Edited by top scholars in the field, Daniel Bernardi and Michael Green, and contains entries by other important experts, such as Andrew Gordon and Priscilla Ovalle
Race in American Film: Voices and Visions that Shaped a Nation [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1026
Authors: Daniel Bernardi, Michael Green
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-07 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This expansive three-volume set investigates racial representation in film, providing an authoritative cross-section of the most racially significant films, actors, directors, and movements in American cinematic history. • Views the films via a historical approach in which every subject is considered both through a contemporary lens and in terms of
A Love Story-For My Children
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Ruth Lester
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08 - Publisher: iUniverse

A story with a difference, this poignant autobiography is filled with real life drama. Embark on a nostalgic journey through the harsh Depression era and on through the hardships of the War years to the present day. Observe the vast changes that have brought us from the rigid and moralistic
Love Stories
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Mary Roberts Rinehart
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-01 - Publisher: Prabhat Prakashan

Book Excerpt: grey blanket. With the exception of the trifling formality of trousers, he was well dressed in a sack coat, a shirt, waistcoat, and a sort of college-boy collar and tie, which one of the orderlies had purchased for him. His other things were in that extremely expensive English
A Steep Climb
Language: en
Pages: 118
Authors: J.M. Joseph
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-22 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

This book shares the battles that a war-torn veteran fought in order to regain his sanity and the life of his soul while in search of his higher power. Little did he realize that his childhood friend was also going through the same struggles in life but in a different
Selling the Kimono
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Julie Valk
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-31 - Publisher: Routledge

Based on twelve months of in-depth ethnographic research in Japan with retailers, customers, wholesalers, writers and craftspeople, Selling the Kimono is a journey behind the scenes of a struggle to adapt to difficult economic conditions and declining demand for the kimono. The kimono is an iconic piece of clothing, instantly