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Books by Hortense Powdermaker. Stranger and Friendpublished inis a comparison of her four ethnographic studies, providing an insight into her own understanding of her works. Be the first to ask a question about Hollywood, the Dream Factory.

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Linus Vieira marked it as to-read Jul 01, Lists with This Book. She remained at Yale between andduring which time she conducted anthropological fieldwork in an Hirtense community in Indianola, Mississippiin East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.


Director Edward Sapir encouraged her to apply ethnographic field methods to the study of communities in her own society. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Her final book, the memoir Stranger and Friend: Showing of 3 reviews. Mikael Hall rated it it was ok Oct 12, Viking, New York Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Unfortunately, the copyright date of makes it a bit before current.

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Hollywood, the Dream Factory: An Anthropologist Looks at the Movie-Makers

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Her study of Indianola, Mississippipublished as After Freedomwas one of the first studies of modern American culture by an anthropologist, as well as one of the first academic studies of an interracial community.

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See and discover other items: James Sharpe marked it as to-read Oct 21, This was part of a broader issue of censorship of films in Africa. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Of the many books and articles Hortense Powdermaker wrote during her career, her ethnographies on Northern Rhodesians, Hollywood, and Indianola and her comparison of these and one another ethnography are still recognized today as important works.


Sarah marked it as to-read Aug 06, She studied history and the humanities at Goucher Collegegraduating in Her observations of the tensions between business and art in the film world led her to suggest that the social relations of the filmmaking process significantly affect the content and meaning of movies.

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Hollywood, the Dream Factory: An Anthropologist Looks at the Movie-Makers by Hortense Powdermaker

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