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Published: 23 November 2017

144 Pages | 10 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198701774

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The History of Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

Very Short Introductions

  • Provides an engaging overview of the defining moments in the history of cinema
  • Explores cultural, aesthetic, and technological changes in film, such as the rise of home viewing with videos and DVDs and even on mobile phones
  • Looks at the cinema industry, discussing the rise of Hollywood and its competitors and other national film industries
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over seven million copies sold worldwide