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Author Chong, Sylvia Shin Huey, 1975-
Title The Oriental obscene [electronic resource] : violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era / Sylvia Shin Huey Chong.
Publication Info. Durham : Duke University Press, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-351) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Motion pictures and the war.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Television and the war.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Violence -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780822348405 0822348403 9780822348542 0822348543 (DLC) 2011021932
ISBN 0822393409 (electronic bk.)
9780822393405 (electronic bk.)
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