How Brazilian films developed multiple national identities, 1930-2000
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How Brazilian films developed multiple national identities, 1930-2000 the cultural achievement of popular cinema by Sarah McDonald

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston .
Written in English


  • Motion pictures,
  • Culture in motion pictures,
  • Nationalism in motion pictures,
  • History

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.

StatementSarah J. McDonald ; with a foreword by Walescka Pino-Ojeda
LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.B6 M385 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 193 p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25231036M
ISBN 100773439463
ISBN 109780773439467
LC Control Number2011030075

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