The United States and the Legacy of the Vietnam War

The United States and the Legacy of the Vietnam War

by J. Roper
     
 

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Vietnam precipitated a crisis in national self-confidence and a breakdown in political consensus out of which new ideological perspectives emerged. This book offers fresh perspectives on a defining event in 'the American Century', examining its historical and political significance and also its continuing cultural relevance.

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Vietnam precipitated a crisis in national self-confidence and a breakdown in political consensus out of which new ideological perspectives emerged. This book offers fresh perspectives on a defining event in 'the American Century', examining its historical and political significance and also its continuing cultural relevance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230500426
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
10/17/2007
Series:
Global Conflict and Security since 1945 Series
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Meet the Author

SUBARMP CHATTARJI Reader and Associate Professor in the Department of English, University of Delhi, India
W.D.EHRHART English and History Professor, the Haverford School, Philadelphia, USA
H.BRUCE FRANKLIN John Cotton Dana Professor of English and American Studies, Rutgers University, USA
JOHN HELLMANN Professor of English, Ohio State University, USA
WALTER W.HÖLBLING Professor of US Literature and Culture, University of Graz, Austria
PHIL MELLING Professor of American Literature and Cultural Studies, Department of American Studies, Swansea University, UK
JON ROPER Professor and Head of the Department of American Studies, Swansea University, USA
JONATHAN SCHELL The Nation's peace and disarmament correspondent, and the Harold Willens Peace Fellow at the Nation Institute.

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