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How Hollywood projects foreign policy

Author: Sally-Ann Totman
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
"The interactions between popular culture and public policy in general, and foreign policy in particular, have always been an important area of scholarly enquiry and popular interest. However with the end of the bipolar world system and the emergence of a single world superpower in the form of the United States of America, which is waging a War Against Terror, this nexus has become critical. This is especially true  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sally-Ann Totman
ISBN: 9780230618695 0230618693
OCLC Number: 308174075
Description: xii, 226 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The Carter administration --
The Reagan administration --
The Bush (41) administration --
The Clinton administration --
The Bush (43) administration --
The end of the Cold War : rogue states and their characteristics --
The Islamic Republic of Iran --
The Republic of Cuba --
The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya --
The Republic of Iraq --
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea --
The Republic of Sudan --
The Syrian Arab Republic --
Appendix I : transcripts of President Clinton's two speeches following the U.S. air strikes against Sudan and Afghanistan --
Appendix II : lists of films that have and have not received Pentagon assistance.
Responsibility: Sally-Ann Totman ; foreword by Gary Scudder.


This book examines US foreign policy toward the so-called 'rogue states' and the products of the Hollywood film industry in relation to these states, which promises to make a significant contribution  Read more...


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"The nexus between Hollywood, U.S. diplomacy, and the portrayal of Washington's foreign enemies is skilfully examined in Sally Totman's original inter-disciplinary study. Her theoretical and Read more...

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