Screening the Past: Film and the Representation of History

Synopsis

Film and television have been accepted as having a pervasive influence on how people understand the world. An important aspect of this is the relationship of history and film. The different views of the past created by film, television, and video are only now attracting closer attention from historians, cultural critics, and filmmakers. This volume seeks to advance the critical exploration scholars have recently begun.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Colin McArthur
  • Ina Bertrand
  • Pierre Sorlin
  • David Perry
  • Kathryn Millard
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1998