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A Treasure Hard to Attain: Images of Archaeology in Popular Film with a Filmography

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Covers the archaeological content of approximately 120 popular films, most of which have been produced in the United States since 1912. A unique feature is the inclusion of archaeologically significant dialogue from films that reveal how the industry portrays archaeology. Key words at the top of each page in the filmography allow readers to locate a particular film by title. Extensive commentaries appear for the newer pictures while briefer remarks are found for older films.

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David Howard Day is Professor of Anthropology at Monroe Community College. He is also the recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching, from State University of New York.

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...would be a useful reference volume in popular culture and film collections. American Reference Books Annual ...offers an intelligent comparison of reel versus real archeologists... Archaeology ...entertaining reading...turns up a number of unsuspected gems...the discursive section of the book is easy to read and contains many interesting snippets. Viewfinder
EAN: 9780810831711
ISBN: 0810831716
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: SCARECROW PRESS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1997
Seitenanzahl: 176 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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