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Indian Cinema: A Very Short Introduction

Very Short Introductions

By (author) Ashish Rajadhyaksha
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford, United Kingdom
Published: 28th Jul 2016
Dimensions: w 112mm h 169mm d 9mm
Weight: 124g
ISBN-10: 0198723091
ISBN-13: 9780198723097
Barcode No: 9780198723097
Synopsis
One film out of every five made anywhere on earth comes from India. From its beginnings under colonial rule through to the heights of Bollywood , Indian Cinema has challenged social injustices such as caste, the oppression of Indian women, religious intolerance, rural poverty, and the pressures of life in the burgeoning cities. And yet, the Indian movie industry makes only about five percent of Hollywood's annual revenue. In this Very Short Introduction Ashish Rajadhyaksha delves into the political, social, and economic factors which, over time, have shaped Indian Cinema into a fascinating counterculture. Covering everything from silent cinema through to the digital era, Rajadhyaksha examines how the industry reflects the complexity and variety of Indian society through the dramatic changes of the 20th century, and into the beginnings of the 21st. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable

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