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Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema, this book examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. An introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies sets the stage for a set of essays that explores the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's perspective.

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Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema such as The Mission and Like Water for Chocolate, Based on a True Story: Latin American History at the Movies examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. Donald F. Stevens opens the book with an introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies. The rest of the book consists of essays that explore the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's perspective. These entertaining and enlightening articles will provide readers with fresh new interpretations of their favorite films.

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ISBN:
9780842027816
Editor:
Stevens, Donald F.
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Editor:
Stevens, Donald F.
Author:
Stevens, Donald F.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Film - General
Subject:
Film - History & Criticism
Subject:
Motion pictures
Subject:
Latin america
Subject:
In motion pictures
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
Film & Video - History & Criticism
Subject:
Film and Television-History and Criticism
Copyright:
Publication Date:
19980731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
253
Dimensions:
8.96x5.97x.61 in. .89 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Combining history with discussions of dramatic cinema such as The Mission and Like Water for Chocolate, Based on a True Story: Latin American History at the Movies examines how film has portrayed Latin America from the late fifteenth century to the present. Donald F. Stevens opens the book with an introduction on the visual presentation of the past in the movies. The rest of the book consists of essays that explore the best feature films on Latin America from the professional historian's perspective. These entertaining and enlightening articles will provide readers with fresh new interpretations of their favorite films.
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