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Introduction

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... interest in the politics of film,My previous work on the relationship between politics and cinema has focused mainly on the Cold War. See, for example, Tony Shaw, Hollywood’s Cold War (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2007)...

Docu-death Squads

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

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... like Woody Allen’s Bananas (1971), had poked fun at the CIA’s nefarious activities in Central America.Tony Shaw and Denise J. Youngblood, Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for Hearts and Minds (Lawrence, KS: University...

Silent Revolutionaries

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... Cold War formed an important backdrop to and framing device for celluloid terrorism right up until 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed.Tony Shaw and Denise J. Youngblood, Cinematic Cold War: The American and Soviet Struggle for Hearts...

YouTube Monsters

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Coming at us through the semi-darkness, flashing through the air at break-neck speed as it ricochets off the sides of the skyscrapers, the mysterious object looks a bit like a spinning truck. Before we have time to jump out of the way...

Symbols of Resistance

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...We open in the countryside, with a close-up shot of a cross on top of a Catholic church. The camera then tilts down to two men, Maciek and Andrzej, who are lounging in the sunshine near to the church entrance. The birds are chirping...

Biopics for Peace

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... British films took pleasure in defining any armed nationalists that threatened the integrity of the United Kingdom or the Empire as deviant extremists.Shaw, British Cinema, 50–56. For more on British cinema’s historic treatment of Ireland...

Agents of Suspense

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...The camera focuses on a smiling, innocent face. Stevie’s having the time of his life. An awkward twelve-year-old schoolboy who lives at the back of a grubby cinema in London’s East End, he’s been given the responsibility of delivering...

Networked Jihadists

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... of ‘Arab’ or ‘Islamist’ mercenaries there, the importance of this linkage was generally accepted both by the Russian public and Western leaders. In December 2001, for example, British prime minister Tony Blair drew parallels between the September...

Avant-garde Narcissists

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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... and sadism and exposing the idolatry and masochism of those who submit to it, Fassbinder appeared to be revealing the psychology underlying totalitarian regimes.Tony Pipolo, ‘Straight from the Heart: Re-viewing the Films of Rainer Werner...

Suicide Victims in Close-up

Tony Shaw

Tony Shaw is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Hertfordshire, UK. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the fields of history, film and propaganda. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinematic Terror : A Global History of Terrorism on Film

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Though it is as old as cinema itself, cinematic terrorism effectively came of age in the 1930s courtesy, as we saw in Chapter 2, of Alfred Hitchcock’s Sabotage. That film’s pivotal sequence, we might recall, centred on the horrifying death...