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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

Label
American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity
Title
American reckoning
Title remainder
the Vietnam War and our national identity
Statement of responsibility
Christian G. Appy
Creator
Subject
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Appy, Christian G
Dewey number
959.704/310973
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.A56 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • National characteristics, American
Target audience
adult
Label
American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity, Christian G. Appy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Part I. Why are we in Vietnam? -- Saving Vietnam -- Aggression -- Paper tigers -- Vietnam, inc -- Part II. America at war -- Our boys -- The American way of war -- The war at home -- Part III. What have we become? -- Victim nation -- "The pride is back" -- No more Vietnams -- Who we are
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 396 pages
Isbn
9780670025398
Lccn
2014038477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky265535535
  • (OCoLC)881888124
  • 886648
Label
American reckoning : the Vietnam War and our national identity, Christian G. Appy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references 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
Part I. Why are we in Vietnam? -- Saving Vietnam -- Aggression -- Paper tigers -- Vietnam, inc -- Part II. America at war -- Our boys -- The American way of war -- The war at home -- Part III. What have we become? -- Victim nation -- "The pride is back" -- No more Vietnams -- Who we are
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xix, 396 pages
Isbn
9780670025398
Lccn
2014038477
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • sky265535535
  • (OCoLC)881888124
  • 886648

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