Purnima Bose

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In/visible War

The Culture of War in Twenty-first-Century America

Edited by Jon Simons and John Louis Lucaites; By (photographer) Nina Berman
Rutgers University Press

In/Visible War addresses a paradox of twenty-first century American warfare. The editors examine how the contemporary visual American experience of war is ubiquitous and utterly present in public, popular culture, and yet war is simultaneously invisible or absent; we lack a lived sense that “America” is at war.  
 

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Intervention Narratives

Afghanistan, the United States, and the Global War on Terror

Rutgers University Press

Intervention Narratives examines contradictory cultural representations of the US intervention in Afghanistan that justify an imperial foreign policy. Bose demonstrates that contemporary imperialism operates on an ideologically diverse terrain by marshaling familiar tropes of entrepreneurship, pet love, and Orientalist stereotypes to enlist support for the war across the political spectrum.

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In/visible War

The Culture of War in Twenty-first-Century America

Edited by Jon Simons and John Louis Lucaites; By (photographer) Nina Berman
Rutgers University Press

In/Visible War addresses a paradox of twenty-first century American warfare. The editors examine how the contemporary visual American experience of war is ubiquitous and utterly present in public, popular culture, and yet war is simultaneously invisible or absent; we lack a lived sense that “America” is at war.  
 

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