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The Encyclopedia of War Movies

A Complete Guide to Movies about Wars of the 20th-Century

by Robert R. Davenport

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Checkmark Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Films, cinema,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • 20th century,
  • Encyclopedias,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Reference,
  • Catalogs,
  • War films

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11359557M
    ISBN 100816044791
    ISBN 109780816044795

    War is a situation or a period of fighting between countries or groups of people. A war generally involves the use of weapons, a military organization and is a situation in which a nation enforces its rights by using force. Not every armed conflict is a war. A fight between individuals, between gangs, drug cartels, etc. is not considered a war. Thanks to Rik Tod Johnson for inspiring this project. Here is every single film in the book The Psychotronic Encyclopedia Of Film that can be on Letterboxd, in the order that they appeared in. Alternate titles as they appeared in the book are in the notes where applicable. 7 of the movies that are in the book aren't on the list.

      War, in the popular sense, a conflict between political groups involving hostilities of considerable duration and the usage of social science, certain qualifications are added. Sociologists usually apply the term to such conflicts only if they are initiated and conducted in accordance with socially recognized forms. They treat war as an institution recognized in custom or in law. The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by H.G. Wells. It was first published serially in The novel details a catastrophic conflict between humans and extraterrestrial ‘Martians.’ It is a considered a landmark work of science fiction, and it has inspired numerous adaptations and imitations.

    Full Metal Jacket is a British-American war drama movie directed by Stanley is based on the Gustav Hasford book The name of the movie comes from the full-metal jacketed bullets used in the movie follows soldiers who are drafted to fight in the Vietnam story is set in the late s and follows the characters from their time in recruit Directed by: Stanley Kubrick. ATROCITIES IN WARATROCITIES IN WAR. The history of warfare is replete with examples of atrocities, and the American experience offers no exception. Americans have been the perpetrators as well as the victims of atrocities. Source for information on Atrocities in War: Dictionary of American History dictionary.


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The Encyclopedia of War Movies by Robert R. Davenport Download PDF EPUB FB2

War is an important theme in American movies. Interestingly, one of the earliest films was the title Tearing Down the Spanish Flag, which quickly found an audience. However, this book contains American films dealing only with twentieth-century wars. It should also be noted that the selection is not exhaustive but reflects the author's own preferences/5(7).

The Encyclopedia of War Movies: A Complete Guide to Movies about Wars of the 20th-Century Paperback – October 1, by Robert R. Davenport (Author)/5(7). The Encyclopedia of War Movies: The Authoritative Guide to Movies about Wars of the 20th-Century.

A timeless Hollywood staple, the war movie has become an American art form. This is a complete reference to movies made about 20th-century wars.4/5. The Encyclopedia of War Movies: The Authoritative Guide to Movies about Wars of the 20th-Century3/5(2).

The Encyclopedia of War Movies: A Complete Guide to Movies about Wars of the 20th Century (The Facts on File Film Reference Library) Hardcover – 31 October by Robert Davenport (Author) out of 5 stars 8 ratings See all formats and editions/5(8).

This reference book includes more than entries and features early silent films as well as blockbusters. Each entry provides production credits, a synopsis, an account of interesting facts about the movie and historical facts about the military service of those involved in filming/5(8).

"The Encyclopedia of War Movies" is a complete reference to movies made about 20th-century wars. Featuring more than entries, it covers everything from the early silent films to modern-day blockbusters/5(8). "The Encyclopedia of War Movies" is a complete reference to movies made about 20th-century wars.

Featuring more than entries, it covers everything from the early silent films to modern-day blockbusters/5(8). The list of book-based war films is divided into the following. List of book-based war films (wars before ) – Antiquity through the 18th century List of book-based war films (– wars) – American Revolution through the Mahdist War List of book-based war films (– wars) – Spanish–American War through the Cristero War, including World War I and its immediate.

Selected as a CHOICE Oustanding Title, The Encyclopedia of War covers the history of warfare from ancient times to the present day across the globe. The encyclopedia provides an overview of the most important events, people, and terms associated with warfare, from the Punic Wars to the Mongol conquest of China and the War on Terror; from the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman ‘the.

The basic narrative conventions of hero, group, and objective of the World War II combat genre can be traced from films released from the s onward, decade by decade. In the s such films as Halls of Montezuma (), Battle Cry (), and Men in War () continued the tradition.

The Encyclopedia of War Movies: The Authoritative Guide to Movies about Wars of the 20th-Century. The Encyclopedia of War Movies: The Authoritative Guide to Movies about Wars of the Twentieth Century. The Encyclopedia of War Movies Full Description: "Presents an overview of more than eight hundred films featuring armed conflicts, including "All Quiet on the Western Front," "The Great Escape," "The Thin Red Line," and "Schindler's List." The Encyclopedia of War Movies Free entertainment for.

The first reference work of its kind, Encyclopedia of Wars describes not only the military aspect of wars—the causes of conflict, an enumeration of battles, and a summary of the outcome (s)—but also the social and political context in which the wars occurred.

The war movies on this list are ranked according to their success (awards & nominations), their popularity, and their cinematic greatness from a directing/writing perspective. To me, accuracy when making a Top 10/Top all time list is extremely important. Asterix animated films based on the comic book character and the Gallic Wars Druids (a.k.a.

Vercingétorix) (), the Gallic Wars War of Roman Britain (43–) [ edit ]. The encyclopedia of war movies: the authoritative guide to movies about wars of the twentieth century.

[Robert Ralsey Davenport] -- Presents an overview of more than eight hundred films featuring armed conflicts, including "All Quiet on the Western Front," "The Great Escape," "The Thin Red Line," and "Schindler's List.". Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library. Directed by Tom Harper. With Ben Chaplin, Phoebe Fox, Shaun Evans, Sophie Okonedo. Eight UK government officials act out their potential response and decisions in a simulated war game scenario in which escalation of nuclear threat between India and Pakistan leads to nuclear war and quite likely the end of the world/10().

War has transformed economic patterns, government policy, public sentiments, social trends and cultural expression. SAGE Reference is proud to announce the Encyclopedia of War and American Society.

This Encyclopedia is a comprehensive, highly-credentialed multidisciplinary historical work that examines the numerous ways wars affect societies.ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 27 cm. Series Title: Garland reference library of the humanities.The International Encyclopedia of the First World War (WW1) is a collaborative international research project designed to develop a virtual English-language reference work on the First World War.