The book argues that “race” informed the development of American cinema in fundamental ways. In particular, the book demonstrates how the rhetoric of race difference helped to show off and shore up the apparatus at times of technological, aesthetic, and cultural vulnerability, establishing patterns in early cinema that still resonate with us today.
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