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Film and the First World War

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Published by Amsterdam University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English


  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Motion pictures and the war.,
  • Historical films -- History and criticism.,
  • Motion pictures and history.,
  • Documentary films -- History and criticism.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Karel Dibbets, Bert Hogenkamp.
SeriesFilm culture in transition
ContributionsDibbets, Karel., Hogenkamp, Bert.
LC ClassificationsD522.23 .F55 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL846535M
ISBN 109053560645
LC Control Number95125318

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