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Hollywood as mirror : changing views of "outsiders" and "enemies" in American movies

Author: Robert Brent Toplin
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993.
Series: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 38.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The authors of these essays see movies as mirrors of the changes in American society. They trace significant transformations in popular opinion towards "outsiders", particularly immigrants, ethnic groups, African-Americans and women, and observe the development of attitudes towards "enemies".
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Genre/Form: études diverses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hollywood as mirror.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)608375767
Online version:
Hollywood as mirror.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1993
(OCoLC)624418221
Named Person: Aussenseiter
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Brent Toplin
ISBN: 0313288844 9780313288845
OCLC Number: 27429540
Description: xx, 168 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Film as politics, film as business : the blaxploitation of the plantation / Edward D.C. Campbell, Jr. --
A popular culture prophecy : Black American slavery in film / William L. Van Deburg --
Hollywood views the Mexican-American : from The greaser's revenge to The Milagro beanfield war / Allen L. Woll --
Them and us : immigration as societal barometer and social educator in American film / Carlos E. Cortés --
Hollywood's harlots, 1900-1930 : fallen women and the American dream machine / Leslie Fishbein --
The "foreign policy of Hollywood" : interventionist sentiment in the American film, 1938-1941 / James J. Lorence --
Hollywood and the Cold War, 1945-1961 / Daniel J. Leab --
Hollywood laughs at the Cold War, 1947-1961 / John H. Lenihan.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of popular culture, no. 38.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Brent Toplin.

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Featuring the contributions of a number of prominent scholars who are conducting pioneering research into the connections between movies and history, Toplin shows how themes addressed in Hollywood  Read more...

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