The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation / Edition 2

The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation / Edition 2

by Tom Engelhardt
     
 

ISBN-10: 155849586X

ISBN-13: 9781558495869

Pub. Date: 07/12/2007

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

In a substantial new afterword to his classic account of the collapse of American triumphalism in the wake of World War II, Tom Engelhardt carries that story into the twenty-first century. He explores how, in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the younger George Bush headed for the Wild West (Osama bin Laden, "Wanted, Dead or Alive"); how his administration

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In a substantial new afterword to his classic account of the collapse of American triumphalism in the wake of World War II, Tom Engelhardt carries that story into the twenty-first century. He explores how, in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the younger George Bush headed for the Wild West (Osama bin Laden, "Wanted, Dead or Alive"); how his administration brought "victory culture" roaring back as part of its Global War on Terror and its rush to invade Saddam Husseins's Iraq; and how, from its "Mission Accomplished" moment on, its various stories of triumph crashed and burned in that land.

University of Massachusetts Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558495869
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
07/12/2007
Series:
Culture, Politics, and the Cold War Series
Edition description:
revised edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
276,904
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

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