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Mythologizing the Vietnam War : Visual Culture and Mediated Memory

By: Good, Jennifer.
Contributor(s): Lowe, Paul | Lardinois, Brigitte | Williams, Val.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (195 p.).ISBN: 9781443869485.Subject(s): Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Vietnam war, 1961-1975 -- Influence | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Mythologizing the Vietnam War : Visual Culture and Mediated MemoryDDC classification: 959.7043 LOC classification: DS558 .G384 2014Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
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
Summary: 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...
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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...

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