Introduction 1. The Sociology of Nationalism 2. The Concept of National Cinema 3. Film Policy, Nationalism, and the State 4. The Production of National Images 5. The Reception of National Images
Mette Hjort is Associate Professor in the Department of Languages and Intercultural Studies, Aalborg University. Scott MacKenzie is Lecturer in Film and Media Studies at the School of English and American Studies, University of East Anglia, Norwich.
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"An excellent introduction outlines the major issues and offers a helpful survey of the literature of the past decade... No other volume offers comparable lucid perspectives on so many questions of national cinema. Accessible to upper-division undergraduates; strongly recommended for college libraries; indispensable for universities."