Received: Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero, by Jason Dittmer

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aptain America and the Nationalist Superhero, by Jason Dittmer (Temple UP 2013)

Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero, by Jason Dittmer (Temple University Press, 2013)

We received a review copy of Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero. Metaphors, Narratives and Geopolitics, by Jason Dittmer (Temple University Press, 2013).

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paper EAN: 978-1-43990-977-5 (ISBN: 1-4399-0977-6)

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cloth EAN: 978-1-43990-976-8 (ISBN: 1-4399-0976-8)

$79.50, Jan 13

Electronic Book EAN: 978-1-43990-978-2 (ISBN: 1-4399-0978-4)

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242 pp 6×9 26 halftones

Read an excerpt from Chapter 1 [PDF].

Contents

Acknowledgments

1. Introducing Nationalist Superheroes

2. Gendered Nation-state, Gendered Hero

3. Embodying Multiculturalism

4. Origins

5. Narratives of Continuity and Change

6. Grounding the Nation-state

7. Geopolitical Orders

8. Alternate Worlds

9. Parody and Subversion

Afterword

Notes

References

Index

 

About the Author

Jason Dittmer is Reader in Human Geography at University College London. He is the author of Popular Culture, Geopolitics, and Identity and coeditor (with Tristan Sturm) of Mapping the End Times: American Evangelical Geopolitics and Apocalyptic Visions.

On The Comics Grid, Jason has published “A Map of Hicksville” (5 September 2011).

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