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Cinema and the City : Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context Shiel/Fitzmaurice

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This book examines the dynamic relationship between cinema, the most important cultural form, and the city, the most important form of social organization, since World War Two, in an exciting new way.Bringing together such disciplines as Film studies, Sociology, Urban Studies and Geography, the book focuses on:the active role of film production, distribution and exhibition in the physical growth and identity formation of cities worldwidethe integral role of cinema in the contemporary global economythe relationship between the uneven development of cities and their film culturesthe ways in which different forms of power and resistance, social organization and urban structure may be imagined and articulated in film and its political economyThe case-studies presented range from postmodern cities such as Los Angeles to the colonial and post-colonial. Specific attention is devoted to the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Africa and Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

The item is in excellent condition. No rips or tears or marks. No writing or annotation. Clean like new. Mark Shiel is a film historian who teaches in the Department of Film Studies at King's College London. He is the author of Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles (2012) and Italian Neorealism: Rebuilding the Cinematic City (2006). He is the editor of Cinema and the City (2001) and Screening the City (2003), both with Tony Fitzmaurice.

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Author(s):
Tony Fitzmaurice / Mark Shiel
Condition:
As new
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0631222448
ISBN-13:
9780631222446
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell
Title:
Cinema and the City : Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context

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This book examines the dynamic relationship between cinema, the most important cultural form, and the city, the most important form of social organization, since World War Two, in an exciting new way.Bringing together such disciplines as Film studies, Sociology, Urban Studies and Geography, the book focuses on:the active role of film production, distribution and exhibition in the physical growth and identity formation of cities worldwidethe integral role of cinema in the contemporary global economythe relationship between the uneven development of cities and their film culturesthe ways in which different forms of power and resistance, social organization and urban structure may be imagined and articulated in film and its political economyThe case-studies presented range from postmodern cities such as Los Angeles to the colonial and post-colonial. Specific attention is devoted to the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Africa and Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

The item is in excellent condition. No rips or tears or marks. No writing or annotation. Clean like new. Mark Shiel is a film historian who teaches in the Department of Film Studies at King's College London. He is the author of Hollywood Cinema and the Real Los Angeles (2012) and Italian Neorealism: Rebuilding the Cinematic City (2006). He is the editor of Cinema and the City (2001) and Screening the City (2003), both with Tony Fitzmaurice.

Author(s):
Tony Fitzmaurice / Mark Shiel
Condition:
As new
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0631222448
ISBN-13:
9780631222446
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell
Title:
Cinema and the City : Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context

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