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Food, Film and Culture A Genre Study by James R. Keller

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - General,
  • Film & Video - General,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Culture in motion pictures,
  • Food in motion pictures

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8139523M
ISBN 100786426160
ISBN 109780786426164

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