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9/11 and the War on Terror
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9/11 and the War on Terror

David Holloway

Abstract

David Holloway's interdisciplinary study of how 9/11 and the war on terror were represented during the Bush era, shows how culture functioned as a vital resource for citizens attempting to make sense of momentous events that frequently seemed beyond their influence or control. Illustrated throughout, the book discusses representation of 9/11 and the war on terror in: Hollywood film; the 9/11 Novel; news media; visual art and photography; contemporary political and historical debates, particularly those about American “empire” and the limits of “republican” governance As well as prompting an in ... More

Keywords: 9/11, War on terror, History, Politics, Empire, Media, Cinema, Literature, Art, Photography

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780748633807
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633807.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Holloway, author