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Tony Shaw - Hollywood´s Cold War - 9780748625239 - V9780748625239
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Hollywood´s Cold War

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Description for Hollywood´s Cold War Hardback. This book introduces the relationship between the American government and the American film industry during the Cold War. Num Pages: 352 pages, 42 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; 3JJP; APFA; JPS; JPVN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Published at a point when American filmmakers are deeply involved in the War on Terror, this authoritative and timely book offers the first comprehensive account of Hollywood's propaganda role during the defining ideological conflict of the twentieth century: the Cold War. In an analysis of films dating from America's first Red Scare in the wake of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution to the collapse of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Tony Shaw examines the complex relationship between filmmakers, censors, politicians and government propagandists. Movies were at the centre of the Cold War's battle for hearts and minds. Hollywood's comedies, love stories, ... Read more

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About Tony Shaw
Tony Shaw is Reader in International History at the University of Hertfordshire.

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"'Politically nuanced, historically contextualized, and internationally informed, Hollywood's Cold War is essential reading for anyone interested in this fascinating subject. Tony Shaw's analysis is both penetrating and comprehensive. The broad range of films he studies will greatly expand conventional understandings of the Cold War's impact on American filmmaking.' Christian G. Appy"

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