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Films and British National Identity By Jeffrey Richards

Films and British National Identity
by Jeffrey Richards

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Examines the ways in which the cinema has defined, mythified and disseminated British national identity during the 20th century. The text considers chronologically, thematically and by case studies of film, stars and genres, the complexities and process of the evolution of national identity.
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Films and British National Identity: From Dickens to Dad's Army' by Jeffrey Richards

Jeffrey Richards is a regular radio and television commentator on popular culture. Covers the period from Ealing Studios to Dad's Army. A great read.

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About Jeffrey Richards


Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at Lancaster University

Table of Contents


Introduction**1. National Identity**EMPIRE**2. British Imperial Heroes**3. The Black Man as Hero**NATION**4. World War Two**5. National Identity Post-War**6. The Swinging Sixties and After**REGION**7. Scotland**8. Wales and Ireland**9. Lancashire**CULTURE**10. Vaughan Williams, the Cinema and England**11. Dickens - Our Contemporary**Dad's Army and the Politics of Nostalgia**Bibliography

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GOR010605247
Films and British National Identity: From Dickens to Dad's Army' by Jeffrey Richards
Jeffrey Richards
Used - Like New
Paperback
Manchester University Press
1997-07-31
400
0719047439
9780719047435
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.