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Author Simon, Reeva S., author

Title Spies and holy wars : the Middle East in 20th-century crime fiction / Reeva Spector Simon
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (x, 212 pages)
Contents Crime fiction as political metaphor -- Spies and holy war : jihad and World War I -- Holy war and empire : Fu Manchu in Cairo -- The publishing explosion and James Bond -- Secular jihad : international terrorism and economic destabilization -- The American crusade against terror -- Jihad, the apocalypse, and back again
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, American -- History and criticism.
Detective and mystery stories, English -- History and criticism.
English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Espionage in literature.
Jihad in literature.
Politics and literature -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Spies in literature.
Spy stories, American -- History and criticism.
Spy stories, English -- History and criticism.
Middle East -- In literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 029278466X (electronic bk.)
9780292784666 (electronic bk.)