"A World That Works": Fascism and Media Globalization in Starship Troopers

  title={"A World That Works": Fascism and Media Globalization in Starship Troopers},
  author={Brian E. Crim},
  journal={Film \& History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies},
  pages={17 - 25}
  • Brian E. Crim
  • Published 1 October 2009
  • Art
  • Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies
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