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Hollywood and History

What the Movies Get Wrong from the Ancient Greeks to Vietnam

Jem Duducu



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Rowman & Littlefield
15 September 2023
A fun but informative look at Hollywood's more-than-a century long love affair with historical figures, events, and places, this book delves into what really happened in history, as opposed to the Hollywood interpretation of events, and reveals why the movies don't usually reflect the reality of our known history.
Imprint:   Rowman & Littlefield
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 230mm,  Width: 160mm,  Spine: 21mm
Weight:   540g
ISBN:   9781538177068
ISBN 10:   1538177064
Pages:   264
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Jem Duducu is a populist historian and historical fiction writer based in London. He spends his time writing, public speaking, and generally messing around with his wife and children.

Reviews for Hollywood and History: What the Movies Get Wrong from the Ancient Greeks to Vietnam

"A very jolly, spirited, and entertaining read. I had a lot of fun reading this.--Dominic Sandbrook, historian and presenter of ""The Rest is History"" podcast Jem Duducu's book is a lively and entertaining romp through history via the movies or the movies via history. There's something new and fascinating to learn on every page.--John Bleasdale, host of ""Writers on Film"""

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