The Columbia Companion to American History on Film, 1st Edition

  • Editor: Peter C. Rollins
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  • ISBN-10: 0231508395
  • ISBN-13: 9780231508391
  • DDC: 791.430
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 671 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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About

Overview

A reference guide for newcomers to film studies. Advanced scholars will also benefit from the historical analyses and interpretations of film texts.

Contributors

Contributors

  • Peter C. Rollins

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Eras.
2: The Puritan Era and the Puritan Mind.
3: The 1890s.
4: The 1920s.
5: The 1930s.
6: The 1960s.
7: The 1970s.
8: The 1980s.
9: Wars and Other Major Events.
10: The American Revolution.
11: The Civil War and Reconstruction.
12: The Cold War.
13: The Korean War.
14: The Mexican-American War and the Spanish-American War.
15: The Vietnam War.
16: Westward Expansion and the Indian Wars.
17: World War I.
18: World War II: Documentaries.
19: World War II: Feature Films.
20: Notable People.
21: The Antebellum Frontier Hero.
22: Christopher Columbus.
23: The Founding Fathers.
24: Indian Leaders.
25: The Kennedys.
26: Abraham Lincoln.
27: Richard Nixon.
28: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt.
29: Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
30: Harry S. Truman.
31: George Washington.
32: Groups.
33: African Americans After World War II.
34: Arab Americans.
35: Asian Americans.
36: Catholic Americans.
37: Children and Teenagers in the Twentieth Century.
38: Irish Americans.
39: Italian Americans.
40: Jewish Americans.
41: Mexican Americans.
42: Native Americans.
43: Radicals and Radicalism.
44: Robber Barons, Media Moguls, and Power Elites.
45: Women from the Colonial Era to 1900.
46: Women in the Twentieth Century.
47: Institutions and Movements.
48: Baseball.
49: City and State Government.
50: Civil Rights.
51: Congress.
52: The Family.
53: Football.
54: Journalism and the Media.
55: The Labor Movement and the Working Class.
56: Militias and Extremist Political Movements.
57: The Political Machine.
58: The Presidency After World War II.
59: Private Schools.
60: Public High Schools.
61: Places.
62: The Midwest.
63: The “New” West and the New Western.
64: New York City.
65: The Sea.
66: The Small Town.
67: The South.
68: Space.
69: Suburbia.
70: Texas and the Southwest.
71: The Trans-Appalachian West.
72: Themes and Topics.
73: Crime and the Mafia.
74: Drugs, Tobacco, and Alcohol.
75: Elections and Party Politics.
76: Feminism and Feminist Films.
77: Railroads.
78: Sexuality.
79: Slavery.
80: Myths and Heroes.
81: The American Adam.
82: The American Fighting Man.
83: Democracy and Equality.
84: The Frontier and the West.
85: Hollywood’s Detective.
86: The Machine in the Garden.
87: Success and the Self-Made Man.
Contributors.
Index.