Tip: Search for NOFT(keywords of your choice) and then limit to Full text.
For example, try:
NOFT(cinema AND (africa OR african))
NOFT means your search terms will appear in the title or abstract or anywhere except the full text of the dissertation.
Includes citations for materials from the first U.S. dissertation (1861) to those accepted as recently as last semester. Starting in 1997 full-text is often available. If full-text is not available information about ordering the document is provided.