Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 264

Hollywood’s America: History through Film


Description

Examination of Hollywood feature films as cultural artefacts of twentieth century USA and historical interpretations of the American past, using techniques of historical analysis and film criticism.

Availability 2012

Not taught in 2012

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Jennifer Frost

Recommended Reading

Steven Mintz and Randy Roberts (eds), Hollywood’s America: United States History Through its Films, New York, 1995.

Peter C. Rollins (ed.), Hollywood as Historian: American Film in a Cultural Context, rev. ed., Lexington, 1998.

Assessment

Coursework only

Points

HISTORY 264: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History, or 15 points at Stage I in History and either ASIAN 100 or MĀORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 364


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