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Hollywoods South Seas and the Pacific War

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This book explores the expectations, experiences, and reactions of Allied servicemen and women who served in the wartime Pacific and viewed the South Pacific through the lens of Hollywood's South Seas. Based on extensive archival research, it explores the intersections between military experiences and cultural history.

Author Sean Brawley: Sean Brawley is an associate professor of History and Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Arts at the University of New South Wales (Sydney). His major publications include The White Peril: Foreign Relations and Asian Immigration to Australasia and North America, 1919-1978 and The Bondi Lifesaver: A History of an Australian Icon. Author Chris Dixon: Chris Dixon is a reader in History at the University of Queensland. His previous publications include Perfecting the Family: Antislavery Marriages in Nineteenth-century America, African America and Haiti: Emigration and Black Nationalism in the Nineteenth Century, and Competing Voices from the Pacific War (with Sean Brawley and Beatrice Trefalt).

Auteur
Author Sean Brawley: Sean Brawley is an associate professor of History and Associate Dean (Education) of the Faculty of Arts at the University of New South Wales (Sydney). His major publications include The White Peril: Foreign Relations and Asian Immigration to Australasia and North America, 1919-1978 and The Bondi Lifesaver: A History of an Australian Icon.Author Chris Dixon: Chris Dixon is a reader in History at the University of Queensland. His previous publications include Perfecting the Family: Antislavery Marriages in Nineteenth-century America, African America and Haiti: Emigration and Black Nationalism in the Nineteenth Century, and Competing Voices from the Pacific War (with Sean Brawley and Beatrice Trefalt).

Contenu
Pardon My Sarong: Dorothy Lamour's Legacy  The Wartime Search for the South Seas  Through Hollywood's Lens: Prewar Visions of the South Pacific  Wartime Tourists on a Hollywood Jungle Set: Anticipating the South Seas and Encountering the South Pacific  'Dorothy Lamour Syndrome': South Seas Dreams and South Pacific Disappointments  'That Gal's Getting Whiter Every Day': Servicemen's Encounters with Native Women  Combating South Seas Disillusionment: A South Pacific Education  'Solitary Jewels' or 'Brazen, Shameless Hussies'?: Allied Women at War  'Black White Men': African-American Encounters with the Wartime Pacific Rainbow Island: Wartime Hollywood and the South Seas  South Seas Savior: James A. Michener and Postwar Visions of the South Pacific  The Queen of the Hollywood Islands

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Hollywoods South Seas and the Pacific War
Sous-titre: Searching for Dorothy Lamour
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781137090676
ISBN: 978-1-137-09067-6
Protection contre la copie numérique: filigrane numérique
Format: eBook (pdf)
Editeur: Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 263
Parution: 06.08.2012
Année: 2012
Sous-titre: Englisch
Taille de fichier: 4.3 MB