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Politics and film

Daniel P. Franklin

Politics and film

the political culture of film in the United States

by Daniel P. Franklin

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, MD .
Written in English


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StatementDaniel P. Franklin.
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Paginationv, 223 p. :
Number of Pages223
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Open LibraryOL22722980M
ISBN 100742538095


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