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Author Landsberg, Alison.

Title Engaging the Past : Mass Culture and the Production of Historical Knowledge
Published New York : Columbia University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (228 pages)
Contents Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Theorizing Affective Engagement in the Historical Film; 2. Waking the Past: The Historically Conscious Television Drama; 3. Encountering Contradiction: Reality History TV; 4. Digital Translations of the Past: Virtual History Exhibits; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Alison Landsberg is an associate professor in the Department of History and Art History and the Department of Cultural Studies at George Mason University. She is the author of Prosthetic Memory: The Transformation of American Remembrance in the Age of Mass Culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Documentary-style television programs -- History and criticism.
Historical films -- History and criticism.
Historical television programs -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures and history.
Television and history.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0231165749
0231539460 (electronic bk.)
9780231539463 (electronic bk.)