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The American City in the Cinema

James A. Clapp
Format
Book
Published
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Transaction Publishers, a Center for Urban Policy Research Book, [2013]
Language
English
ISBN
1412851483, 9781412851480
Contents
  • Preface
  • The American city in the cinema: an introduction
  • An urban medium
  • Streets of gold: immigrants, the city, and the cinema
  • The small town in a metropolitan world
  • How ya gonna keep 'em down on the farm?
  • Suburbia and the American dream
  • Growing up urban: the city, the cinema, and American youth
  • Family values, city ways
  • Politics, the city, and the cinema
  • Mean streets and cities of night
  • Are you talking to me?: New York and the cinema of urban alienation
  • Class, race, and ethnicity in the city and cinema
  • The urban woman: labor, liberation, and love in the cinematic city
  • City work
  • Nature, technophobia, and the cinema of the urban future
  • The city as cinema.
Description
xv, 353 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-310) and indexes.
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