National Trauma and Collective Memory / Edition 2

National Trauma and Collective Memory / Edition 2

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by Arthur G. Neal
     
 

This study of major traumas of the 20th century in America focuses on how the national responds to them, what those responses mean, and how nation traumas are similar and different to personal traumas. Coverage includes the Depression, Pearl Harbor, and the assassinations of Kennedy and King.See more details below

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This study of major traumas of the 20th century in America focuses on how the national responds to them, what those responses mean, and how nation traumas are similar and different to personal traumas. Coverage includes the Depression, Pearl Harbor, and the assassinations of Kennedy and King.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765615824
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Part I. Introduction; 1. Collective Sadness, Fear, and Anger; 2. Society as Moral Community; Part II. Case Studies of National Trauma; 3. The Great Depression; 4. The Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor; 5. The Fear of Communism; 6. The Vietnam War; 7. Political Assassinations of the 1960s; 8. The Watergate Affair; 9. Technological Accidents; 10. Domestic Terrorism, USA; 11. The Terrorist Attack of September 11th; Part III. Epilogue; 12. Collective Memory; Index

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