Vietnam War in American Memory Veterans, Memorials, and the Politics of Healing
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Description: A superb account of the cultural politics surrounding the memorialization of the Vietnam War. A "Choice" Outstanding Academic Title. "This is among the most important books on the Vietnam War published in the past decade. . . . Highly recommended."--Choice
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Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.20" tall
|A "Noble Cause"|
|"Never Again": The Vietnam Syndrome in American Foreign Policy|
|"Something Rather Dark and Bloody": Atrocities, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and the Pathologization of Vietnam Veterans|
|The Discourse of Healing and the "Black Gash of Shame": The Design of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial|
|A "Dangerous Political Issue": The War about Memory in 1982|
|"Home to America's Heart": The National Salute to Vietnam Veterans|
|"In Unity and with Resolve": The Statue, the Flag, and Political Speech at the Memorial|
|"No Shame or Stigma": The Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program|
|"A Confrontation Between Faiths": The Kentucky Vietnam Veterans Memorial|
|"Today, We are one People": The Family Drama of Race and Gender in Commemorative Statuary of the Vietnam War|
|"Our Offspring": Children in Vietnam Veterans Memorials|
|"The Wall is for all of Us": Patterns of public Response to the vietnam Veternans Memorial|
|Conclusion: A "Statute of Limitations": What "Healing" from the War Might Mean|