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The Resource American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity, Christian G. Appy

American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity, Christian G. Appy

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American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity
Title
American reckoning
Title remainder
the Vietnam War and our national identity
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Christian G. Appy
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
How did the Vietnam War change the way we think of ourselves as a people and a nation? Christian G. Appy, author of the widely praised oral history of the Vietnam War Patriots, now examines the relationship between the war's realities and myths and its impact on our national identity, conscience, pride, shame, popular culture, and postwar foreign policy
Summary
The critically acclaimed author of Patriots draws on sources ranging from movies and songs to official documents and news stories to analyze the role of the Vietnam War in shaping America's national identity, popular culture and post-war foreign policy
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.704/310973
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.A56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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adult
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the Vietnam War and our national identity
Label
American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity, Christian G. Appy
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-384) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Who are we? -- Part 1: Why are we in Vietnam? Saving Vietnam ; Aggression ; Paper tigers ; Vietnam, Inc. -- Part 2: America at war. Our boys ; The American way of war ; The war at home -- Part 3: What have we become? Victim nation ; "The pride is back" ; No more Vietnams ; Who we are
Control code
20374706
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 396 pages
Isbn
9780670025398
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014038477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn881888124
  • (OCoLC)881888124
Label
American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity, Christian G. Appy
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Who are we? -- Part 1: Why are we in Vietnam? Saving Vietnam ; Aggression ; Paper tigers ; Vietnam, Inc. -- Part 2: America at war. Our boys ; The American way of war ; The war at home -- Part 3: What have we become? Victim nation ; "The pride is back" ; No more Vietnams ; Who we are
Control code
20374706
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xix, 396 pages
Isbn
9780670025398
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014038477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn881888124
  • (OCoLC)881888124

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