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Unconventional warriors : the fantasy of the American resistance fighter in television and film

Author: Matthew B Hill
Publisher: Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book begins with an introduction that outlines the basics of the "American Guerrilla" narrative and identifies it as a recurring theme in American war films. Subsequent chapters cover one hundred years of American "guerrillas" in film and television.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Hill, Matthew B., 1974-
Unconventional warriors.
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 2018
(DLC) 2017049528
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew B Hill
ISBN: 9781440835056 1440835055
OCLC Number: 1021244379
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 217 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
The Indian fighters on screen --
Imagining revolutionaries: the American Revolution in film and television --
"Honorable" outlaws: the American guerilla in Civil War films --
Global freedom fighters: American resistance fighters in World War II films --
Becoming Charlie: appropriating the guerilla and the legacy of the war in Viet Nam --
Coda: fantasy wars, guerilla fantasies.
Responsibility: Matthew B. Hill.

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This book begins with an introduction that outlines the basics of the "American Guerrilla" narrative and identifies it as a recurring theme in American war films. Subsequent chapters cover one hundred years of American "guerrillas" in film and television.

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