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The Hollywood war machine : U.S. militarism and popular culture

Author: Carl Boggs; Tom Pollard
Publisher: Boulder : Paradigm Pub., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysed in historical context and drawing on a broad mix of theoretical, political, and cultural sources, this title explores the U.S. film industry and its deepening impact on the popular and political culture. The volume deconstructs the narratives and images of nearly 200 combat and war-related movies, along with related consumer fare such as television and video games, in the context of the permanent war  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boggs, Carl.
Hollywood war machine.
Boulder : Paradigm Pub., ©2007
(OCoLC)607769910
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Boggs; Tom Pollard
ISBN: 1594512973 9781594512971 1594512981 9781594512988
OCLC Number: 67240271
Description: xii, 276 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Militarism in American popular culture --
War and cinema --
The Vietnam syndrome --
Recycling the good war --
Cinematic warfare in the new world order --
Pentagon strategy, technowar, and media culture.
Responsibility: Carl Boggs and Tom Pollard.
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Explores the US film industry and its deepening impact on the popular and political culture. Through the lens of film makers like Steven Spielberg, Michael Bay, Jonathan Mostrow, and John Woo, this  Read more...

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"This politically informed book demonstrates how war movies are more than just entertainment. They serve--intentionally or not--as a cultural weapon of global empire. Clearly written, richly Read more...

 
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