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Author Chong, Sylvia Shin Huey, 1975-
Title The Oriental obscene : violence and racial fantasies in the Vietnam era / Sylvia Shin Huey Chong.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2012.
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 Floor2  DS557.73 .C46 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiii, 364 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
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.
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.
ISBN 9780822348405 (cloth)
0822348403 (cloth)
9780822348542 (pbk.)
0822348543 (pbk.)
OCLC number 727610644