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Author LinkCasaregola, Vincent.
Title LinkTheaters of war : America’s perceptions of World War II / Vincent Casaregola.
Imprint New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Description xv, 281 p. ;  22 cm.
Type of Material Book
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: Introduction : faces of the war -- A war warning -- "Why we fight" -- How we fight : campaigns of sacrifice and service -- "The great crusade" -- "Saddle up! Let’s get back to the war" -- Longest days in the "good war" -- Conscientious objection -- Now it can be told : reopening old wounds -- The once and future war.
Summary Traces the ways in which Americans have represented their involvement by examining the literature, film, and journalism that have shaped the understanding of the war from 1939 to the present.
Subject LinkWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Literature and the war.
LinkWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war.
LinkAmerican literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
LinkVeterans -- United States -- Biography -- History and criticism.
LinkWorld War, 1939-1945 -- Veterans -- United States -- Biography.
LinkWar in literature.
Subject Linkpmc

System Number 000677220
ISBN Link9781403964861 (alk. paper)
Link1403964866 (alk. paper)

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