Cultures of the War on Terror : Empire, Ideology, and the Remaking of 9/11

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  • Copyright: 2008-07-01
  • Publisher: McGill Queens Univ
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In an interdisciplinary study of representations of 9/11 and the "war on terror" during the Bush era, David Holloway shows that culture often functioned as a vital resource for citizens attempting to make sense of momentous historical events that seemed well beyond their influence or control.

Author Biography

David Holloway, senior lecturer in American studies, University of Derby, is author of The Late Modernism of Cormac McCarthy, and co-editor of American Visual Cultures

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsp. viii
Acknowledgementsp. x
Introductionp. 1
Historyp. 7
Politicsp. 31
Mass Mediap. 58
Cinemap. 81
Literaturep. 107
Photography and Visual Artp. 129
Conclusionp. 154
Timelinep. 159
Synoptic biographiesp. 167
Annotated bibliography of further reading and texts citedp. 172
Indexp. 188
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