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From Istanbul with Love: The New Orientalism of Hollywood

Akser, Murat (2014) From Istanbul with Love: The New Orientalism of Hollywood. In: Whose City Is That? Culture, Design, Spectacle and Capital in Istanbul. (Eds: Koçak, Dilek Özhan and Koçak, Orhan Kemal), Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne, pp. 35-46. ISBN 978-1-4438-6043-7 [Book section]

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It has been fifty years since a James Bond film ("From Russia With Love") first chose its exotic location as Istanbul. There have now been more than 150 films that present Turkey and the Turks as imagined in the West. That is, after more than sixty years of participating in Western democracy, having established a liberal market economy and enjoying a functioning multi-party political system, the image of Turkey in Hollywood is still emphatically Eastern.

Item Type:Book section
Keywords:istanbul, turkey, cinema, film studies,urban, Bond, 007, skyfall
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Creative Arts and Technologies
Research Institutes and Groups:Arts and Humanities Research Institute
ID Code:29739
Deposited By: Dr Murat Akser
Deposited On:01 Jul 2014 09:30
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:15

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