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Skyscraper cinema

Merrill Schleier

Skyscraper cinema

architecture and gender in American film

by Merrill Schleier

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skyscrapers in motion pictures,
  • Sex role in motion pictures,
  • Masculinity in motion pictures,
  • Social classes in motion pictures,
  • Motion pictures -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMerrill Schleier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.S5535 S35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22665472M
    ISBN 109780816642816, 9780816642823
    LC Control Number2008045191

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