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Reel bad Arabs : how Hollywood vilifies a people

Author: Jack G Shaheen
Publisher: Moreton-in-Marsh : Arris, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this comprehensive study of over 900 films, Shaheen documents the tendency to portray Muslim Arabs as Public Enemy No. 1 -- brutal, heartless, uncivilized . bent on terrorising civilized Westerners. He examines why and how the stereotype has increased in the film industry and what can be done to change Hollywood's vilification of Arabs.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack G Shaheen
ISBN: 1844370194 9781844370191
OCLC Number: 52231859
Notes: Originally published: Northampton, Mass.: Interlink, 2001.
Description: 574 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jack G. Shaheen.

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In this comprehensive study of over 900 films, Shaheen documents the tendency to portray Muslim Arabs as Public Enemy No. 1 -- brutal, heartless, uncivilized . bent on terrorising civilized Westerners. He examines why and how the stereotype has increased in the film industry and what can be done to change Hollywood's vilification of Arabs.

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