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

Appy, Christian G., (author.).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg 959.704 APPY (Text) 32826012096772 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 959.704 APPY (Text) 39213000722045 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library 959.704 APP (Text) 70741000135028 Adult Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780670025398 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0670025399 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: xix, 396 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, [2015]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [341]-384) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Influence.
National characteristics, American.

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