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Cinema and unconventional warfare in the twentieth century : insurgency, terrorism and special operations

Author: Paul B Rich
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Academic, [2018] ©2018
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1014459740
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul B Rich
ISBN: 9781350055711 1350055719 9781350055704 1350055700
OCLC Number: 1043831068
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Preface; Introduction; 1 Cinema's Encounter with Colonial Insurgencies; 2 Special Operations on Screen; 3 Hollywood, Terrorism and the Myth of Special Forces; 4 Italian Neorealism and Beyond; 5 The Mercenary Subgenre and Counter-Insurgency; 6 France's Bitter Retreat from Empire; 7 Israel and Reframing Siege Warfare into Counter-Terrorism; Epilogue; Notes; Select Filmography; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: Paul B. Rich.

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Cinema is a reflection of popular attitudes and cultural values. Paul Rich shows how filmmakers responded to modern unconventional `dirty' warfare. From the obsession with Second World War (and Read more...

 
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