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National Identity in Indian Popular Cinema, 1947-1987 Paperback – May 12 2010

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  • Paperback: 351 pages
  • Publisher: University of Texas Press (Jan. 1 1993)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0292711565
  • ISBN-13: 978-0292711563
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.8 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 658 g
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,095,060 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"... the first detailed, in-depth, theoretically sophisticated account of Indian popular cinema ..." Robert Stam, Associate Professor of Cinema Studies, New York University

About the Author

Sumita Chakravarty teaches in the department of communication in the New School for Social Research.

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