Celluloid Wars: A Guide to Film and the American Experience of War
This easy-to-use guide explores the relationships between film images and the experience of war, showing how films influence war-time behavior and how wars influence films. This unique reference combines essays on the aesthetic and historical aspects of war films with classifications and discussions of films about different wars, a filmography arranged alphabetically with annotations, a bibliography of books and articles dealing with war films, a general guide for film study, along with separate indices to film titles, filmmakers, and subjects.
This is both a research guide and text for serious scholars of military history and American popular culture, and an attractive reader for history buffs and for a general audience.
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About the Author
FRANK J. WETTA, Professor of History and Assistant Dean of Instruction for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Galveston College, has written on military and Civil War history.
STEPHEN J. CURLEY, Associate Professor of English and Department Head of General Academics, Texas A&M University at Galveston, has written articles on literature, popular culture, and film matters.