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128 Pages

6.02 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474450799

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Doing History in the Age of Downton Abbey

Journal of British Cinema and Television, Volume 16, Issue 1

Edited by Christine Geraghty and Julie Anne Taddeo

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Journal of British Cinema and Television

  • Gives personal accounts of the ways US historians have been publicly in work on one of the most talked-about television dramas
  • Looks at Downton Abbey from historians' perspectives, not to challenge its historical accuracy but to explore how it works as popular history
  • Explores the divide between public and academic history
  • Brings together British and American historians to help us understand how British popular culture is used and consumed in different ways