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Published by Trentham Books .
Written in English


  • Cultural studies,
  • Films, cinema,
  • Sociology,
  • Motion Picture Industry,
  • Social Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • India,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Film / History & Criticism,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages151
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8619777M
ISBN 101858560969
ISBN 109781858560960



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