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War and American Popular Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia M Paul Holsinger

War and American Popular Culture: A Historical Encyclopedia

M Paul Holsinger

Published January 30th 1999
ISBN : 9780313370847
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496 pages
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Spanning more than 400 years of Americas past, this book brings together, for the first time, entries on the ways Americans have mythologized both the many wars the nation has fought and the men and women connected with those conflicts. Focusing onMoreSpanning more than 400 years of Americas past, this book brings together, for the first time, entries on the ways Americans have mythologized both the many wars the nation has fought and the men and women connected with those conflicts. Focusing on significant representations in popular culture, it provides information on fiction, drama, poems, songs, film and television, art, memorials, photographs, documentaries, and cartoons. From the colonial wars before 1775 to our 1997 peacekeeper role in Bosnia, the work briefly explores the historical background of each war period, enabling the reader to place the almost 500 entries into their proper context.--The book includes particularly large sections dealing with the popular culture of the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Indian Wars West of the Mississippi, World War II, and Vietnam. It has been designed to be a useful reference tool for anyone interested in Americas many wars, to provide answers, to teach, to inspire, and most of all, to be enjoyed.