eBook Hollywood and the Culture Elite: How the Movies Became American, 1st Edition

  • Peter Decherney
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  • ISBN-10: 0231508514
  • ISBN-13: 9780231508513
  • DDC: 384.80973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 272 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released July 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007
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Explores how Hollywood and cultural institutions worked together, amid ethnic diversity, the rise of mass entertainment, world war, and the global spread of American culture, to insure their own survival and profitability and to provide a coherent, though shifting, American identity.