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Author Roan, Jeanette, 1970-

Title Envisioning Asia : on location, travel, and the cinematic geography of U.S. orientalism / Jeanette Roan.

Published Ann Abor : University of Michigan Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  791.4365851 ROAN    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 266 p.; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents CHAPTER ONE. "To travel is to possess the world": The Illustrated Travel Lectures of E. Burton Holmes -- CHAPTER TWO. Asia in Early American Cinema: From Street Scenes to War Stories -- CHAPTER THREE. Knowing China: Accuracy, Authenticity, and The Good Earth -- CHAPTER FOUR. At Home in the World: Occupied Japan and the American Century.
Subject Asians in motion pictures.
Culture in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Documentary films -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Asia -- In motion pictures.
ISBN 9780472070831 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780472050833 (pbk. : alk. paper)