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Author: Jack G Shaheen
Publisher: Northampton, MA : Interlink, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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A groundbreaking book that dissects a slanderous history dating from cinema's earliest days to contemporary Hollywood blockbusters that feature machine-gun wielding and bomb-blowing ""evil"" ArabsAward-winning film authority Jack G. Shaheen, noting that only Native Americans have been more relentlessly smeared on the silver screen, painstakingly makes his case that ""Arab"" has remained Hollywood's shameless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shaheen, Jack G.
Reel Bad Arabs : How Hollywood Vilifies a People.
New York : Interlink Publishing, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jack G Shaheen
ISBN: 9781623710064 1623710065 9781566567527 1566567521
OCLC Number: 860384490
Notes: Previous edition: New York: Olive Branch, 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 617 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Abbreviations; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface To The 2009 Edition; Part One: Introduction; Part Two: Reviewed Films From A To Z; Appendices; A.K.A., or Alternate Titles; Best List; Recommended Viewing; Worst List; Cannon (Golan-Globus) Films; Epithets Directed at the Film Arab; Reel Arabia: Hollywood's Arab-Land; Silent Shorts, Travelogues, and Documentaries; Films for Future Review; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index; Back Cover.
Responsibility: Jack G. Shaheen.

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A groundbreaking book that dissects a slanderous history dating from cinema's earliest days to contemporary Hollywood blockbusters that feature machine-gun wielding and bomb-blowing ""evil"" ArabsAward-winning film authority Jack G. Shaheen, noting that only Native Americans have been more relentlessly smeared on the silver screen, painstakingly makes his case that ""Arab"" has remained Hollywood's shameless shorthand for ""bad guy, "" long after the movie industry has shifted its portrayal of other minority groups. In this comprehensive study of over one thousand films, arranged a.

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