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French colonial documentary [electronic resource] : mythologies of humanitarianism /
Peter J. Bloom.
imprint
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2008.
description
xiii, 265 p. : ill., maps ; 27 cm.
ISBN
0816646287 (hc : alk. paper), 0816646295 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9780816646289 (hc : alk. paper), 9780816646296 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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Book
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imprint
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2008.
isbn
0816646287 (hc : alk. paper)
0816646295 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780816646289 (hc : alk. paper)
9780816646296 (pbk. : alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
contents note
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.
catalogue key
8840841
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-255) and index.

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