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Historical Dictionary Of Taiwan Cinema

Pub Date : 2012-11-08 | Author : Daw-Ming Lee | Publisher : Scarecrow Press

ISBN 10 : 9780810879225
ISBN 13 : 0810879220

Taiwan was able to solidly build and sustain a film industry only after locally-produced Mandarin films secured markets in Hong Kong and Southeast Asia during the 1960s and 1970s. ..


Historical Dictionary Of Hong Kong Cinema

Pub Date : 2007-02-05 | Author : Lisa Odham Stokes | Publisher : Scarecrow Press

ISBN 10 : 9780810864580
ISBN 13 : 0810864584

Despite the industry being shutdown by two world wars, having its martial arts films dismissively labeled as 'chopsocky,' and operating on shoestring budgets, the films of Hong Kon..


Historical Dictionary Of South American Cinema

Pub Date : 2014-05-08 | Author : Peter H. Rist | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780810880368
ISBN 13 : 0810880369

The Historical Dictionary of South American Cinema covers the long history of cinema in Portuguese-speaking Brazil and the nine Spanish-speaking countries. These films include Los ..


Historical Dictionary Of Chinese Cinema

Pub Date : 2012 | Author : Tan Ye | Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN 10 : 9780810867796
ISBN 13 : 0810867796

Motion pictures were first introduced to China in 1896 and today China has become a major player in the film industry. However, the story of how Chinese cinema became what it is to..



World Monetary Units

Pub Date : 2005-12-05 | Author : Howard M. Berlin | Publisher : McFarland

ISBN 10 : 9781476606736
ISBN 13 : 1476606730

From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, this comprehensive reference work covers the monetary systems of 203 countries and four confederations. It provides historical and orthographical info..


Chinese National Cinema

Pub Date : 2004 | Author : Yingjin Zhang | Publisher : Psychology Press

ISBN 10 : 0415172896
ISBN 13 : 9780415172899

This introduction to Chinese national cinema covers three 'Chinas': mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Historical and comparative perspectives bring out the parallel development..