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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
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3,766 words
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So different from land and air, the sea has been an important focus in feature films (less so documentaries) since ...

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Encyclopedia of Aesthetics

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Philosophy
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18,440 words
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To explore the aesthetics of film, this entry comprises seven essays: Motion Pictures Visual Literacy Film and Documentary Film Noir ...

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The Oxford Companion to Crime and Mystery Writing

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
2,854 words

As compounds of light, shadow, and illusion, the movies have always been apt vehicles for crime and mystery stories. Soon ...

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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Current Version:
2008
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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10,406 words
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[This entry includes seven subentries, an overview and discussions of film in China, Japan, South Asia, Latin America, the ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
5,137 words

Directors making Latina- and Latino-theme films in the United States are a relatively new phenomenon. Latina and Latino actors, such ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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Current Version:
2010

Cinematic depictions of medieval warfare naturally coalesce, like warfare itself, around the twin themes of battles and sieges. Other aspects ...

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The Oxford Companion to United States History

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
2,116 words

Film is a term for the visual medium also known as motion pictures, cinema, or the movies. ...

The medium's history

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Performing arts, Dance, Music
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1,163 words
As a performing art, dance has existed primarily in the theatre, but during the 20th century the art of dancers and choreographers was also, increasingly, recorded by the camera. At the ... More
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Encyclopedia of Human Rights

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Social sciences
Length:
10,059 words

From Hollywood's portrayal of the Holocaust to amateur footage of police abuse and genocide used as evidentiary submissions in court ...

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