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The Resource The Oriental obscene : violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era, Sylvia Shin Huey Chong, (electronic book)

The Oriental obscene : violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era, Sylvia Shin Huey Chong, (electronic book)

Label
The Oriental obscene : violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era
Title
The Oriental obscene
Title remainder
violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era
Statement of responsibility
Sylvia Shin Huey Chong
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the impact of media representations of violence during the Vietnam War on people in the U.S.-specifically how images of violence done to and by the Vietnamese were traumatic in ways that deeply affected the American psyche
Member of
Cataloging source
NcD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1975-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chong, Sylvia Shin Huey
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS557.73
LC item number
.C46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • Violence
Label
The Oriental obscene : violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era, Sylvia Shin Huey Chong, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : specters of Vietnam -- Bringing the war home : spectacles of violence and rebellion in the American 1968 -- Reporting the war : ethical crises of action in the movement-image of Vietnam -- Restaging the war : fantasizing defeat in Hollywood's Vietnam -- Kung Fu fighting : pacifying and mastering the martial body -- Being Bruce Lee : death and the limits of the movement-image of martial arts -- Conclusion : returning to 'Nam : the Vietnam veteran's orientalized body
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 364 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822348405
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The Oriental obscene : violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era, Sylvia Shin Huey Chong, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : specters of Vietnam -- Bringing the war home : spectacles of violence and rebellion in the American 1968 -- Reporting the war : ethical crises of action in the movement-image of Vietnam -- Restaging the war : fantasizing defeat in Hollywood's Vietnam -- Kung Fu fighting : pacifying and mastering the martial body -- Being Bruce Lee : death and the limits of the movement-image of martial arts -- Conclusion : returning to 'Nam : the Vietnam veteran's orientalized body
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 364 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780822348405
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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