Inspired by True Events: An Illustrated Guide to More Than 500 History-Based Films, 2nd Edition (Hardback)
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Inspired by True Events: An Illustrated Guide to More Than 500 History-Based Films, 2nd Edition (Hardback)

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Hardback 607 Pages / Published: 17/10/2013
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An up-to-date and indispensable guide for film history buffs of all kind, this book surveys more than 500 major films based on true stories and historical subject matter.


* Clearly organized to facilitate quick location of specific films and topic areas

* Provides near-equal emphasis on both the films themselves and the historical events or persons on which they were based

* Presents carefully researched and highly informative coverage on a wide range of films that address military history, politics, sports, art, business and economics, and crime

* Offers pointed ideological assessments often avoided by more conventional treatments

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781610691970
Number of pages: 607
Weight: 1225 g
Dimensions: 177 x 254 x 33 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This is a convenient and comprehensive compendium for readers wanting a ready-reference source on the genre of historical film. Summing Up: Recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and above; general readers." - Choice
"This work is recommended for comprehensive film collections." - ARBA

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