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Reel bad Arabs : how Hollywood vilifies a people

Author: Jack G Shaheen
Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Olive Branch Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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"In this comprehensive study of over one thousand films, award-winning film authority Jack G. Shaheen documents the tendency to portray Muslim Arabs as Public Enemy #1 - brutal, heartless, uncivilized "Others" bent on terrorizing civilized Westerners. He examines how and why such a stereotype has grown and spread in the film Industry and what should be done to change Hollywood's defamation of Arabs."--P. [4] of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack G Shaheen
ISBN: 9781566567527 1566567521
OCLC Number: 305169085
Description: viii, 617 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Jack G. Shaheen.

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"In this comprehensive study of over one thousand films, award-winning film authority Jack G. Shaheen documents the tendency to portray Muslim Arabs as Public Enemy #1 - brutal, heartless, uncivilized "Others" bent on terrorizing civilized Westerners. He examines how and why such a stereotype has grown and spread in the film Industry and what should be done to change Hollywood's defamation of Arabs."--P. [4] of cover.

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