Licensed to Stereotype: Geopolitics, James Bond and the Spectre of Balkanism

  title={Licensed to Stereotype: Geopolitics, James Bond and the Spectre of Balkanism},
  author={Klaus Dodds},
  pages={125 - 156}
  • K. Dodds
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Sociology
  • Geopolitics
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