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6 edition of The Columbia Companion to American History on Film found in the catalog.

The Columbia Companion to American History on Film

How the Movies Have Portrayed the American Past

by Peter C. Rollins

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Media studies,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Theater - General,
  • United States - General,
  • History / United States / General,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages696
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9319768M
    ISBN 100231112238
    ISBN 109780231112239

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