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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 289–310.
Published: 01 July 2011
...Leong Yew Little has been written about Asian spy films and their relationship with Cold War cultural studies. While their Anglo-American counterparts could be discursively analyzed for the way they portrayed Western anxieties about communism, constructed own identities as opposed to the alterity...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 226–238.
Published: 01 July 2014
... the possibility of systemic social transformation and an end to destructive and self-destructive Cold War legacies. © 2014 Duke University Press 2014 utopian globalism spectacular capitalism anti-anti-utopianism globalization If Euroasian modernisms in visual art in the second half...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 269–288.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Ryan Bishop; John Phillips In an attempt to rethink the boundaries that conventionally determine the Cold War period and its fiction, we examine theoretical, historical, and aesthetic spheres that both precede and exceed the Cold War years. We focus on works by H.G. Wells and Richard Powers in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2011) 7 (1): 79–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
...John Beck The defensive systems of fortified bunkers built during the twentieth century have become, especially since the end of the Cold War, objects of troubled fascination for artists, architects, and archaeologists. Images of bunkers proliferate in contemporary art and photography, and the...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 337–350.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Daniel Cordle Taking its critical cue from notions of a United States “containment culture,” developed by Alan Nadel and Elaine Tyler May, this article locates Judith Merril’s atomic war novel, Shadow on the Hearth (1950) , in early Cold War political contexts. Contrary to readings that see Gladys...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 289–308.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Andrew Gibson Graham Greene’s The Quiet American is an “epochal novel.” It announces the inception of a new epoch at a decisive historical moment: on March 15, 1954, US National Security Council Directive 5412 came into force. NSC 5412 more or less coincided with the onset of the Cold War and made...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 309–329.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Adam Piette This article considers Nabokov’s Lolita as an allegory of the Cold War’s obsession with uranium, correlating the uranium rush of the 1950s with the choice of some of the key locations in the book. The incursion into United States space by the foreign agent and corrupter of youth Humbert...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 5–22.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Andrew Ross In China, the legacy of Mao Zedong is selectively remembered; the “late Mao,” in particular is officially considered to have made a “mistake” in launching the Cultural Revolution. In the West, we remember the romantic impact of Mao’s ideas on the Cold War left and on the generation of...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 139–156.
Published: 01 March 2012
... discusses the ambiguity of their desire for speedy driving. Considering the significance of mobility within the cultural context of Cold War America, I investigate the influence of speed on identity formation in the novel. I subsequently look at the impact of both accelerated and decelerated movement on...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 193–206.
Published: 01 July 2012
... poetics and politics of converting the writing subject into a medium of worlded multicultural otherness and/or the consolidation of selfhood and cultural-political belief in such settings. In Cold War contexts threatened with the allure and bad faith of orientalism and the romantic sublime, the stylistic...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 375–390.
Published: 01 November 2008
... film was informed throughout the period of its creation by the differences in political and cultural attitudes toward the nuclear threat that existed between the US and the UK during the Cold War. This allowed the film to act as a reflection of the shift in the general understanding of the nuclear...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 132–150.
Published: 01 July 2014
...John Beck; Mark Dorrian Space colonization and subterranean dwelling have been staples of speculative fiction since at least the nineteenth century, but the invention of nuclear weapons and the prospect of global environmental collapse have, certainly since the Cold War, made proposals offering...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2017) 13 (2): 202–226.
Published: 01 July 2017
...) as a site for attending to that authority. The author argues that these developments in public culture can be linked to changes to the media environment since the end of the Cold War, which include but are not limited to widespread digital uptake. The article engages work investigating prospects for...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 202–216.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Bryce Peake This article revolves around a deceptively simple question: Why did the FBI investigate bandleader Duke Ellington, the African American capitalist, political conservative, and pronounced Christian, as a communist threat in the 1930s through the Cold War? Answering this question involves...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 261–268.
Published: 01 November 2008
... country – include “oddly rendered rocks” which return as disturbing blobs in Humphrey’s artwork. We might think of the legacy of the Cold War in terms of such rocks, cold and hot. The former include the moon rocks, trophies of the space race doled out to Western museums by NASA; or alternatively the...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2005) 1 (1): 27–30.
Published: 01 March 2005
...Paul Virilio © BERG 2005 PRINTED IN THE UK 2005 It seems that the period of the Cold War, with its sinister threats of the annihilation of cities, has given way to a time of cold panic at a mass terrorism that may well inflict disasters similar to those that occurred in the old forms of...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 155–160.
Published: 01 July 2008
..., but represents an entropic conjunc- tion of the pastoral and the apocalyptic. It functioned from 1939 onward – a strategic Second World War and then Cold War interceptor station. The airbase is now closed; its assets dispersed. A few security guards patrol the deserted flight aprons, hangars, and...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2008) 4 (3): 351–374.
Published: 01 November 2008
... monks’ self-immolations, and the growing political tensions in Indo-China were all symptoms of the Cold War’s invidious effects. “This is the first time I’ve taken a political stand,” he told Ernie Barry outside the Sheraton, and he went on to explain that in his view, “Until the human universe of...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2009) 5 (3): 391–394.
Published: 01 November 2009
... contrast to the adversarial model of Russian civilization, particularly widely propagated during the Cold War, as “irrational,” capable of major changes only through violent action. In his methodology, Cohen follows in the footsteps of scholars such as Elizabeth Valkenier and Christina Lodder, who in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 70–88.
Published: 01 March 2015
... be organized to encourage independence in men and provide the media for their common participation” ( Hayden 1962 ). In 1962 participatory democracy had seemed naïve and impractical to the Cold War liberals who believed in the wisdom of experts. By 1969 its association with events like the Days of...