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America's Wars in Asia - Philip West

America's Wars in Asia

A Cultural Approach to History and Memory

; Steven I. Levine ; Jackie Hiltz

This text examines the Pacific War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, from the perspective of those who fought the wars and lived through them. The relationship between history and memory informs the book, and each war is relocated in the historical and cultural experiences of Asian countries. Les mer
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This text examines the Pacific War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, from the perspective of those who fought the wars and lived through them. The relationship between history and memory informs the book, and each war is relocated in the historical and cultural experiences of Asian countries.
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Forlag: Routledge
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 320
ISBN: 9780765602374
Format: 23 x 15 cm
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Introduction, Philip West, Steven I. Levine, Jackie Hiltz; Part I Memorializing; Chapter 1 Remembering Beginnings and Endings, Edward T. Linenthal; Chapter 2 The Bombed, John W. Dower; Part II Analyzing Literature and Films; Chapter 3 Japanese Films about the Pacific War, Tadao Sato, Kana Moll; Chapter 4 Our Forgotten War, David R. McCann; Chapter 5 Fragmentation in American and Vietnamese War Fiction, Leslie Kennedy Adams; Chapter 6 American and Vietnamese Poetry of Witness, James Soular; Chapter 7 Moral Judgment in War and Crimes against Humanity, Van Jay Symons; Part III Remembering; Chapter 8 My Pacific War Revisited, Merrel Clubb; Chapter 9 A Double Exposure of the War, Ahn Junghyo; Chapter 10 Through American Eyes, Colonel Harry SummersJr; Chapter 11 The Korean War at the Dinner Table, Pingchao Zhu; Chapter 12 Myth of the Heroic Soldier and Images of the Enemy, James Z. Gao; Part IV Comparative and Historical Perspectives; Chapter 13 The Age of the World Target, Rey Chow; Chapter 14 Controversies Surrounding the Asia–Pacific War, Kentaro Awaya, Barak Kushner; Chapter 15 Tutoring Democracy, John Ernst; Chapter 16 American Wars Within World History, G. L. Penrose; Chapter 17 The Indian Wars and the Vietnam War, Trask David;