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The film in history restaging the past by Pierre Sorlin

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford .
Written in English


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

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Edition Notes

StatementPierre Sorlin.
LC ClassificationsPN1995.2 .S6
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 266 p. :
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19622150M
ISBN 100631195106

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