Reel Nature

Reel Nature
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Publisher : University of Washington Press
Total Pages : 327
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ISBN-13 : 9780295803722
ISBN-10 : 029580372X
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Book Synopsis Reel Nature by : Gregg Mitman

Download or read book Reel Nature written by Gregg Mitman and published by University of Washington Press. This book was released on 2012-09-01 with total page 327 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of the History of Science Society's Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize in the History of Science. From the early exploits of Teddy Roosevelt in Africa to blockbuster films such as March of the Penguins, Gregg Mitman's Reel Nature reveals how changing values, scientific developments, and new technologies have come to shape American encounters with wildlife on and off the big screen. Whether crafted to elicit thrills or to educate audiences about the real-life drama of threatened wildlife, nature films then and now have had an enormous impact on how Americans see, think about, consume, and struggle to protect animals across the globe. For more information about the author go to: http://gmitman.com/


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