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The Cinema of Baseball: Images of America, 1929-1989

By: Dickerson, Gary E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westport CT/London, Meckler Publishing: (c.1991)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18389

ISBN: 0-88736-710-0

Condition: Near Fine


(no dust jacket, as issued) [nice clean book, essentially as-new, with the teensiest bumping to the top corners]. (Baseball and American Society, 14) Series (B&W photographs) Sociocultural survey of baseball movies as a reflection of American society from the Depression Era through the end of the 1980s. The book had its origins as the author's Ph.D. dissertation, as evidenced by its more-than-occasional lapses into pedantry. ("The Bad News Bears is primarily a commentary on the value of youthful tendencies over adult tendencies.") Films treated in the greatest depth are PRIDE OF THE... View more info