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D.W. Griffith's the Birth of a Nation: A History of the Most Controversial Motion Picture of All Time
Book description: In this deeply researched and fascinating study, Melvyn Stokes illuminates the origins, production, reception, and continuing history of D. W. Griffith's controversial film TheExpand
The Market Revolution in America: Social,Political, and Religious Expressions, 1800-1880
This collection of essays aims to respond to Charles Sellers's The Market Revolution, reflecting upon the historiographic accomplishments initiated by his work, while advancing the argument across aExpand
Abraham Lincoln and the Movies
Comparatively little work has been done on how Abraham Lincoln has been represented in American cinema. Yet movies have been a major – and during the first half of the twentieth century probably theExpand
Hollywood Abroad: Audiences and Cultural Exchange
1. Introduction: 'The Americanization of the World' Richard Maltby 2. The Reception of American Films in France, c. 1910-1920 RaphaIlle Costa de Beauregard and Melvyn Stokes 3. 'A Great AmericanExpand
Race, Politics, and Censorship: D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation in France, 1916-1923
D. W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation (1915) was banned in France in 1916 and 1923. The 1923 suppression resulted from several factors: mass American tourism, the growing community of blacks fromExpand
The state of U.S. history
Historians are very much aware of the variety of national and international trends that have shaped historical inquiry in recent decades. Americanists, in particular, have been conscious of theExpand
American History through Hollywood Film: From the Revolution to the 1960s
Introduction 1. The American Revolution 2. Slavery 3. Abraham Lincoln 4. The Civil War 5. The War's Legacy: the Lost Cause and the Ku Klux Klan 6. 'The Good Indian': Dances With Wolves 7. The GoldenExpand
The United States and the European Alliance since 1945
Introduction: "Empire" by integration - the United States and European integration 1945-1996. Part I Economics and trade: economic leverage - the USA, Civil Aviation, and Europe 1945-96 internationalExpand
American Movie Audiences: From the Turn of the Century to the Early Sound Era
Introduction - reconstructing American cinema's audiences, Melvyn Stokes. Part 1 The social formation of audiences: Jewish immigrant audiences in New York City, 1905-1914, Judith Thissen ItalianExpand