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Documentary in Practice

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Published by Polity Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Communication Studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Film & Video - Direction & Production,
  • Media Studies,
  • DOCUMENTARY FILMS,
  • MOTION PICTURES_PRODUCTION AND DIRECTION,
  • Performing Arts / Film / General,
  • Communication

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7956782M
ISBN 10074563611X
ISBN 109780745636115

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