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Making meaning in Indian cinema

Making meaning in Indian cinema

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Published by Oxford University Press in New Delhi, Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Motion pictures -- India.,
  • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- India.,
  • Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- India.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Ravi S. Vasudevan.
    SeriesOxford India paperbacks
    ContributionsVasudevan, Ravi.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 316 p. ;
    Number of Pages316
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21729437M
    ISBN 100195658671

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    From Bombay to Bollywood analyzes the transformation of the national film industry in Bombay into a transnational and multi-media cultural enterprise, which has . The book has eight captivating chapters that offer the reader detailed observations of the organization of making and consuming Indian films as well as a discussion of the theoretical contribution of the study to a sociology of cinema-going in .

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