The United States Marine Corps in books and the performing arts

Format: Print Book 2001
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance) r VE23.U49 2001
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Closed Reference (Please ask for assistance)
Call Number  r VE23.U49 2001
This enormous annotated bibliography of the Marine Corps details fiction, nonfiction, stage, poetry, music, movie, and television references to the Marine Corps. It covers over 2,500 books, 500-plus Hollywood films, 80 made-for-television movies, 100 fictional television programs, articles, parts of books, dissertations, chronologies, dictionaries, and oral histories. Beginning with an introduction that focuses on the history of the Marine Corps, this work serves as research into such subjects as duty stations, ships, posts, heroes and their heroics, uniforms, boot camp, and equipment. Listed in the film section are over 100 former Marines who are film and television actors.Reflecting the comprehensiveness of the book, there are over 15,000 subject headings (totaling over 25,000 indexed items). The researcher (and the research librarian) will appreciate the depth and the breadth of the book.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "This "record of the popular history of the U.S. Marine Corps as depicted in print and the performing arts" lists more than 2,700 bibliographic items (including books, poetry, plays, cartoons) and 1,150 theatrical releases, documentaries, training films, and television programs."
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- Abstracts.
United States. -- Marine Corps -- Fiction -- Abstracts.
United States. -- Marine Corps -- Drama -- Abstracts.
United States. -- Marine Corps -- In motion pictures -- Abstracts.
Publisher Jefferson, N.C. :McFarland,2001
Contributors Hemenez, Richard L.
Language English
Notes Includes indexes.
Description viii, 728 pages ; 26 cm
ISBN 0786407581 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
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