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Empire Triumphant: Race, Religion and Rebellion in the Star Wars Films

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Empire Triumphant: Race, Religion and Rebellion in the Star Wars Films - Wetmore, Kevin J
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George Lucas's first Star Wars trilogy shows the influences of its era; Cold War tension is evident in its theme of rebellion against totalitarianism. Recent entries in the Star Wars saga--The Phantom Menace (1999) and Attack of the Clones (2002)--are much more concerned with evil corporations, terrorists, and the corruption of the political process. Each film is influenced by the times in which it was released, but also by cultural subtexts and by other films that had direct and indirect effects on Lucas as writer, ...

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Empire Triumphant: Race, Religion and Rebellion in the Star Wars Films 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786422197

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