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Author Tulloch, John.
Title Icons of war and terror [electronic resource] : media images in an age of international risk / John Tulloch and R. Warwick Blood.
Published Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2012
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 Electronic Book  P96.W35 T85 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource ( 226 p.) : ill.
Series Media, war and security
Media, war and security.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Guernica: icon of state terror -- Ways of seeing the napalmed girl: icons of agony and beauty -- Two Bangladeshi boys and public culture: iconic or absent -- "The Gulf War did not take place": smart-weapon icon -- Picturing Kosovo: virtual, new or old war? -- Did 9/11 "change everything"? icons out of a clear blue sky -- Shock doctrine in Iraq: the "Marlboro Marine" and "shock 'n awe" -- Abu Ghraib, regimes of looking and risk: icon, index and symbol -- Witnessing terrorism in New York and London: trauma icons -- Culture warriors: icons of the colonial, then and now -- Conclusion: walls and borders.
Subject War in mass media.
Terrorism in mass media.
Violence in mass media.
Visual communication -- Political aspects.
Related Names Blood, Richard Warwick, 1947-
Related To Print version: Tulloch, John. Icons of war and terror. Abingdon, Oxon ; Routledge, 2012. 9780415698047 0415698049 9780415698054 0415698057 0203113098 (DLC) 2011052094
ISBN 0203113098 (electronic bk.)
9780203113097 (electronic bk.)
9780415698047 (hardback)
0415698049 (hardback)
9780415698054 (pbk.)
0415698057 (pbk.)