ISBN-10:
0520244990
ISBN-13:
9780520244993
Pub. Date:
07/05/2005
Publisher:
University of California Press
Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East since1945 / Edition 2

Epic Encounters: Culture, Media, and U.S. Interests in the Middle East since1945 / Edition 2

by Melani McAlister

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ISBN-13: 9780520244993
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 07/05/2005
Series: American Crossroads Series
Edition description: First Edition, Updated Edition, with a Post-9/11 Chapter
Pages: 426
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.03(d)

About the Author

Melani McAlister is Associate Professor of American Studies and
International Affairs at The George Washington University.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Preface to the 2005 Edition

Introduction: Middle East
Interests

1. "Benevolent Supremacy": The Biblical Epic at the Dawn of the American Century, 1947-1960
2. The Middle East in African American Cultural Politics, 1955-1972
3. King Tut, Commodity Nationalism, and the Politics of Oil, 1973-1979
4. The Good Fight: Israel after Vietnam, 1972-1980
5. Iran, Islam, and the Terrorist Threat, 1979-1989
6. Military Multiculturalism in the Gulf War and After, 1990-1999

Conclusion: 9/11 and After: Snapshots on the Road to Empire
Acknowledgments
Notes
Bibliography
Filmography

Index

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