Cinema's Military Industrial Complex by Haidee WassonCinema's Military Industrial Complex by Haidee Wasson

Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

EditorHaidee Wasson, Lee Grieveson

Hardcover | January 19, 2018

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The vast and influential American military has been aided and abetted by cinema since the earliest days of the medium. The army, navy, and air force put films to work in myriad ways, enlisting them to entertain, train, and heal soldiers as well as to propagandize, strategize, spy, map, and develop weapons, from rifles to atomic bombs. Presenting new essays based on archival research,Cinema's Military Industrial Complexaddresses the relationship of military cinema to Hollywood, technological innovation, new modes of filmmaking, unique film styles and genres, and the rise of American soft power across the long twentieth century. This rich and timely volume is essential for scholars interested in the military's use of media and the exercise of influence within and beyond American borders.
Haidee Wassonis Professor of Cinema Studies at Concordia University in Montreal. She is the author ofMuseum Moviesand the coeditor ofInventing Film StudiesandUseful Cinema.Lee Grievesonis Professor of Media History at University College London. He is the author ofPolicing CinemaandCinema and the Wealth of Nationsand the coeditor of sev...
Title:Cinema's Military Industrial ComplexFormat:HardcoverDimensions:400 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.2 inPublished:January 19, 2018Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520291506

ISBN - 13:9780520291508