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Indianen och kalla kriget: Audiovisuella representationer av kalla kriget 1965-1986
Linnaeus University, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Cultural Sciences.
2011 (Swedish)Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The similarity between the Russian and the Indian, in a Cold War context, may be ambiguous considering the ethnic-social variables and the period in time from where the Indians relate. However, by analyzing these, as well as other, characters in the exhibition of movies, we could learn something about the ideology of the time from which the movies derive.

This study examines ideology and movies in the Cold War era and concludes that the Indian, for example, may be representing the values of the common public enemy, originating from the Cold War ideology. The movies examined, regardless of influence of distinct Cold War themes or lack of such themes, carry attributes that give evidence of typical Cold War ideology. The fear of communism and common enemies connected to a Cold War context, the thought of America as the land of the free – with the horizon in the ending of the movies as metaphoric to freedom – and the moral rhetoric that connects to the American thought of a duty as a global savior, are all signs of the Cold War ideology.

Even though the messages are somewhat clearer and more distinct in the movies with Cold War motifs, the fact that ideology is projected through other movies as well should be considered essential for the continuing study of movies as cultural artefacts.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2011. , 51 p.
Series
LÄRARUTBILDNINGEN
Keyword [sv]
filmer kalla kriget ideologi ideologier hollywood
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-13324OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-13324DiVA: diva2:428542
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History
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Lärarprogrammet, inriktning mot verksamhet i grundskolans senare år och gymnasiet
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Humanities, Theology
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Available from: 2011-07-01 Created: 2011-06-30 Last updated: 2011-07-01Bibliographically approved

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