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Cinema and the urban poor in south India

by Sara Dickey

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • India,
  • Tamil Nadu.,
  • Madurai.,
  • Madurai (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- Social aspects -- India -- Tamil Nadu.,
    • Urban poor -- India -- Tamil Nadu.,
    • Motion picture audiences -- India -- Madurai.,
    • Popular culture -- Madurai (India)

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-202) and index.

      StatementSara Dickey.
      SeriesCambridge studies in social and cultural anthropology ;, 92
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1993.5.I8 D5 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 213 p. :
      Number of Pages213
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1727970M
      ISBN 10052144084X
      LC Control Number92032196

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