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The Resource Vietnam and other American fantasies, H. Bruce Franklin

Vietnam and other American fantasies, H. Bruce Franklin

Label
Vietnam and other American fantasies
Title
Vietnam and other American fantasies
Statement of responsibility
H. Bruce Franklin
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "This book offers a wide-ranging exploration of the causes, meaning, and continuing significance of the American war in Vietnam. It is a synthesis of H. Bruce Franklin's decades of engagement with that conflict - a fusion of critical analysis, meticulous scholarship, and moral insight that reveals crucial truths about the war while exposing the many fantasies about Vietnam that permeate American culture and politics."--Jacket
  • "This book offers a wide-ranging exploration of the causes, meaning, and continuing significance of the American war in Vietnam. It is a synthesis of H. Bruce Franklin's decades of engagement with that conflict - a fusion of critical analysis, meticulous scholarship, and moral insight that reveals crucial truths about the war while exposing the many fantasies about Vietnam that permeate American culture and politics."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Franklin, H. Bruce
Dewey number
959.704/31
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS559.62.U6
LC item number
F73 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Culture, politics, and the cold war
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Public opinion
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
Label
Vietnam and other American fantasies, H. Bruce Franklin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-233) 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
Prologue: on "differing perceptions of reality" -- From realism to virtual reality: images of America's wars -- Plausibility of denial -- The antiwar movement we are supposed to forget -- Burning illusions: the napalm campaign -- 1968: or, bring the war home -- The Vietnam War and the culture wars; or, the perils of western civilization -- Star Trek and kicking the Vietnam syndrome -- The Vietnam war as American science fiction and fantasy -- Missing in action in the twenty-first century
Control code
43929798
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 256 pages
Isbn
9781558492790
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00030275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Vietnam and other American fantasies, H. Bruce Franklin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [203]-233) 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
Prologue: on "differing perceptions of reality" -- From realism to virtual reality: images of America's wars -- Plausibility of denial -- The antiwar movement we are supposed to forget -- Burning illusions: the napalm campaign -- 1968: or, bring the war home -- The Vietnam War and the culture wars; or, the perils of western civilization -- Star Trek and kicking the Vietnam syndrome -- The Vietnam war as American science fiction and fantasy -- Missing in action in the twenty-first century
Control code
43929798
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 256 pages
Isbn
9781558492790
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
00030275
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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