Globalizing Bombay Cinema

  title={Globalizing Bombay Cinema},
  author={Monika Mehta},
  journal={Cultural Dynamics},
  pages={135 - 154}
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Preface and Acknowledgments Introduction - Jenny Kwok Wah Lau Part I: States of Modernities 1. Globalization and Youthful Subculture: The Chinese Sixth-Generation Films at the Dawn of the New Century