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The "Good War" in American Memory

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In building this narrative! Bodnar shows how the idealism of President Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms was lost in the public ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Zusammenfassung In building this narrative! Bodnar shows how the idealism of President Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms was lost in the public commemoration of World War II! how the war's memory became intertwined in the larger discussion over American national identity! and how it only came to be known as the "good warmany years after its conclusion.

Autorentext

John Bodnar is the Chancellor's Professor of History and the director of the Institute for Advanced Study at Indiana University. He has authored or edited nine other books, including Blue-Collar Hollywood: Liberalism, Democracy, and Working People in American Film, also published by Johns Hopkins.



Klappentext

Dispels the long-held myth that Americans forged an agreement on why they had to fight in World War II. This sociocultural examination of the vast public debate that took place in the United States over the war's meaning reveals that the idea of the "good war" was highly contested.



Zusammenfassung
In building this narrative, Bodnar shows how the idealism of President Franklin Roosevelt's Four Freedoms was lost in the public commemoration of World War II, how the war's memory became intertwined in the larger discussion over American national identity, and how it only came to be known as the "good warmany years after its conclusion.

Produktinformationen

Titel: The "Good War" in American Memory
Autor:
EAN: 9781421405827
ISBN: 978-1-4214-0582-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Johns Hopkins University Press
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 320
Gewicht: 454g
Größe: H228mm x B163mm x T14mm
Jahr: 2012