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War isn"t hell, it"s entertainment essays on visual media and the representation of conflict

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Published by McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English


  • Mass media and war,
  • War in mass media,
  • War and society -- United States,
  • Popular culture -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Rikke Schubart ... [et al.].
ContributionsSchubart, Rikke.
LC ClassificationsP96.W35 W375 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22984186M
ISBN 109780786435586
LC Control Number2009001465

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