Good, Jennifer.

Mythologizing the Vietnam War : Visual Culture and Mediated Memory - Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014. - 1 online resource (195 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

CONTENTS; LIST OF IMAGES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; PART I: THE STATE; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; PART II: THE SCREEN; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; PART III: THE BODY; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT; POSTSCRIPT: A PLACE TO STAND; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX

The Vietnam War is evolving from contemporary memory into history. Fifty years on, it still serves as a benchmark in the history of war reporting and in the representation of conflict in popular culture and historical memory. However, as contemporary culture tries to come to terms with the events and their political, psychological and cultural implications, the 'real' Vietnam War has been appropriated and changed into a set of mythologies which implicate American and Vietnamese national ident...

9781443869485 67.99 (NL)


Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.).
Vietnam war, 1961-1975 -- Influence.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.


Electronic books.

DS558 .G384 2014

959.7043