Cinema and Society in the British Empire, 1895–1940

  • James Burns

Part of the Britain and the World book series (BAW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. James Burns
    Pages 1-12
  3. James Burns
    Pages 13-54
  4. James Burns
    Pages 55-92
  5. James Burns
    Pages 133-173
  6. James Burns
    Pages 174-181
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 182-243

About this book


By 1940 going to the movies was the most popular form of public leisure in Britain's empire. This book explores the social and cultural impact of the movies in colonial societies in the early cinema age.


social history cultural history imperial history Britain British Empire cinema empire Great Britain knowledge society

Authors and affiliations

  • James Burns
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of HistoryClemson UniversityUSA

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