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Hollywood and war

Hollywood and war

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxon, New Yorkl, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War films -- United States -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by J. David Slocum.
    ContributionsSlocum, J. David
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W3 H65 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24052069M
    ISBN 100415367794, 0415367808
    LC Control Number2006017729

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