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French colonial documentary [electronic resource] : mythologies of humanitarianism / Peter J. Bloom.

Author/Creator:
Bloom, Peter J.
Publication:
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (xiii, 265 p.) : ill., maps
Subjects:
Documentary films -- France -- History and criticism.
France -- Colonies -- History -- 20th century.
Contents:
Tupi or not Tupi : natural man and the ideology of French Colonial documentary
Mythologies of the Tirailleurs sénégalais : cinema, shell shock, and French Colonial psychiatry
Trans-saharan crossing films : colonial cinematic projections of the French automobile
Diagnosing invisible agents : between the microbiological and the geographic
Infiltrate the crowd with an idea! Colonial educational cinema and the threat of imitative contagion
Humanitarian visions and colonial imperatives : Félix-Louis Regnault, Albert Kahn, and Henri Bergson as semiophore-men
Conclusion : The French colonial media apparatus : natural man and the dialectics of Americanization
Appendix : Archives and film and media references.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-255) and index.
Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
JSTOR (Organization)
ISBN:
0816656460 (electronic bk.)
9780816656462 (electronic bk.)
9780816646289 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816646296 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816646287 (hc : alk. paper)
0816646295 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher Number:
99959466596
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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