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Published: 28 January 2016

160 Pages | 10 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199943548

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Hollywood: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Decherney

Very Short Introductions

  • Brings all of Hollywood history together in a short, readable text
  • Covers technological innovation from pre-film technology through the internet
  • Explains how Hollywood works, including the star system, the genre system, the formation of the studio system, and the impact of new technologies
  • Puts YouTube, Netflix, and the internet in the context of earlier Hollywood history
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide