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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
In examining the careers of communist and liberal actors, screenwriters, playwrights, and directors in Hollywood from the late 1920s to the present, this book uses studio and PCA correspondence, FBI files, film and theater reviews, and other sources to reveal how all of these artists were concerned with and active in the cinema of social protest. It... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 182.00
Aristotle emphasizes the central role of perception for knowledge acquisition in many of his writings. But how should these programmatic declarations be worked into an overall interpretation? Does perception provide the foundation on which all our knowledge can be grounded? Or does perception merely have the function of providing the intellect... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 45.00
For more than a century the Western film has proven to be an enduring genre. At the dawn of the 20th century, in the same years that The Great Train Robbery begat a film genre, Owen Wister wrote The Virginian, which began a new literary genre. From the beginning, both literature and film would usually perpetuate the myth of the Old West as a place... more...
- International Monetary Fund 2010; US$ 9.00
Between 2000 and 2007 nonfinancial private sector credit expanded rapidly in the Baltic countries, resulting in a non-negligible build-up of debt. Could this legacy debt hold back the economic recovery of the region? This paper analyzes the setting in each of the three countries and, with the help of an experimental Debt Overhang Index (DOI), draws... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
The history of American Indians on screen, like the history of any other ethnicity portrayed in a Hollywood film, can be compared to a light shining through a prism. We may have seen bits and pieces of the genuine culture portrayed, but rarely did we see a satisfying and informative whole picture. In films like Cecil B. DeMille's The Plainsman,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13
?Broadcast yourself? wirbt die Internet-Plattform YouTube seit 2005, und gerade Musiker buhlen hier um Aufmerksamkeit - schließlich geht es um geschätzte zwei Milliarden Aufrufe täglich. Doch Hörer für seine Musik zu gewinnen ist immer noch ein schwieriges Unterfangen, denn der internationale Musikmarkt ist völlig übersättigt, die Konkurrenz im Internet... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 79.99
Since the mid-1990s, sustainability of large and persistent current account positions have been attracting much attention from policy makers and economists alike. Alongside global imbalances, sustainability of imbalances within the euro area, which started widening shortly after the introduction of the euro, raised much concern. While there exists... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2015; US$ 7.95
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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 49.95
Drawing on studio files, newspaper critiques, internet sources and scholarly studies of Mexican cinema, this critical history focuses on film depictions, in Hollywood and in Mexico, of the Mexican Revolution of 1910 and the era of Benito Juarez. Mexico's political and military battles of are discussed in detail, and contrasted with the film industry's... more...