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The Legacy : the Vietnam War in the American imagination

Author: D Michael Shafer
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses how Vietnam shapes America today and deals with such issues as the rights and obligations American citizenship entails, the concept of race, sex, and ideology, and the role of the press.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Legacy.
Boston : Beacon Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)645697905
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D Michael Shafer
ISBN: 0807054003 9780807054000
OCLC Number: 21232093
Description: ix, 334 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Importance of Remembering --
The Importance of Remembering: The Vietnam Legacy's Challenge to American Democracy / Benjamin R. Barber --
America's War in Victnam: The End of Exceptionalism? / Lloyd Gardner --
Promise and Paradox: The 1960s and American Optimism / Barbara Tischler --
Going to War: The Human Legacy --
The Vietnam-Era Draft: Who Went, Who Didn't, and Why It Matters / D. Michael Shafer --
The Vietnam Combat Experience: The Human Legacy / D. Michael Shafer --
Talkin' the Vietnam Blues: Vietnam Oral History and Our Popular Memory of War / Richard Moser --
The Recreation of Vietnam--and America --
Vietnam and the Press / Michael X. Delli Carpini --
The Recreation of Vietnam: The War in American Fiction, Poetry, and Drama / Richard A. Sullivan --
The Vietnam War Movie / Bruce Taylor --
Facing The Future --
Blacks and the Vietnam War / Peter B. Levy --
The Day They Buried Traditional Womanhood: Women and the Vietnam Experience / Ruth Rosen --
Indochinese Refugees: A Challenge to America's Memory of Vietnam / James W. Tollefson --
Counterculture and Over-the-Counter Culture: The 1960s and the Legacy of Protest / Barbara Tischler --
Vietnam, Ideology, and Domestic Politics / Michael X. Delli Carpini.
Responsibility: edited by D. Michael Shafer.

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Discusses how Vietnam shapes America today and deals with such issues as the rights and obligations American citizenship entails, the concept of race, sex, and ideology, and the role of the press.

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