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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Women motion picture producers and directors.,
  • Feminism and motion pictures.,
  • Women in motion pictures.,
  • Women in the motion picture industry.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Jacqueline Levitin, Judith Plessis, and Valerie Raoul.
ContributionsLevitin, Jacqueline, 1945-, Plessis, Judith., Raoul, Valerie, 1941-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.W6 W655 2003b
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 496 p. :
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17180234M
ISBN 100415967821
LC Control Number2007295029

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