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Veteran narratives and the collective memory of the Vietnam War / John A. Wood.

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Summary:

In the decades since the Vietnam War, veteran memoirs have influenced Americans' understanding of the conflict. Yet few historians or literary scholars have scrutinized how the genre has shaped the nation's collective memory of the war and its aftermath.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 959.70430922 .W876v 2016 (Text) 37814003108082 NON-FICTION Book None 07/18/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780821422229
  • ISBN: 0821422227
  • Physical Description: vii, 194 pages ; 23 cm
  • Publisher: Athens : Ohio University Press, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-183) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: they were there -- Who were the Vietnam veteran memoirists? -- Combat conditions and the Vietnamese people -- Race and racism -- Men, women, and Vietnam -- The return home and life after Vietnam -- The political content of veteran narratives -- Those who came before and after -- Conclusion: the Vietnam memoir legacy.
Summary, etc.:
In the decades since the Vietnam War, veteran memoirs have influenced Americans' understanding of the conflict. Yet few historians or literary scholars have scrutinized how the genre has shaped the nation's collective memory of the war and its aftermath.
Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Veterans > United States > Biography
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Personal narratives.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Literature and the war
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Social aspects > United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > United States > Psychological aspects.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 > Influence
Memory > Social aspects > United States
Collective memory > United States.
Genre: Biography.
Personal narratives.

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