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The Hollywood War Machine

U.S. Militarism and Popular Culture

by Carl Boggs

  • 135 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Paradigm Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular culture,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • United States,
  • Political Science,
  • General,
  • War films,
  • History,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Political Science / General,
  • War and society,
  • Military - General,
  • United States - General,
  • History and criticism,
  • Militarism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8876529M
    ISBN 101594512981
    ISBN 109781594512988

    Carl Boggs and Tom Pollard, two National University social-sciences professors based, respectively, in Los Angeles and Berkeley, think so—as they explain in their new book, The Hollywood War Machine: U.S. Militarism and Popular Culture. Troublingly, Boggs and Pollard note that making war and making movies seem more and more to require the. The newly expanded and revised edition of The Hollywood War Machine includes wide-ranging exploration of numerous popular military-themed films that have appeared in the close to a decade since the first edition was published. Within the Hollywood.

      But the particular book that inspired “War Machine,” “The Operators” by Michael Hastings, is a sharp, nuanced deconstruction of the modern military mythology. The book grew out of a. The Hollywood War Film is an accessible introduction to the theory, history, stars, and major films constituting this vital genre. From untested young recruits and battle-hardened warriors to ferocious drill instructors and stereotypical enemies, this volume offers readers lively entry into the major conventions of the war film genre from Hollywood's earliest days to the current by:

    Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada. Plus, free two-day shipping for six months when you sign up for Amazon Prime for Students. This ''Hollywood War Machine'' debunks the notion that militarization is unheroic, redeeming the U.S. military (and all its actions, covert or overt, abroad) from civilian criticism thereby Author: Tom Pollard.


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Analyzed in historical context and drawing on a broad mix of theoretical, political, and cultural sources, The Hollywood War Machine explores the U.S. film industry and its deepening impact on the popular and political culture.

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