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Vietnam and other American fantasies

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Published by University of Massachusetts Press in Amherst, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Public opinion -- United States.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Influence.,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1970-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-233) and index.

      StatementH. Bruce Franklin.
      SeriesCulture, politics, and the cold war.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS559.62.U6 F73 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6781949M
      ISBN 101558492798
      LC Control Number00030275

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Vietnam and Other American Fantasies available in Paperback. Add to Wishlist. ISBN ISBN At a time when the mainstream is struggling to put a silver lining around the collective memory of the Vietnam War, this book is indispensable.

Richard Falk. Franklin has written on other subjects over the years, but Price: $ Vietnam and Other American Fantasies. Although in this book the author does not engage in overt arguments about narrative theory, he does operate from a theoretical position that highly values narratives, especially coherently structures narratives―including some forms of fantasy―as crucial to comprehending, within our human limits.

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Although in this book the author does not engage in overt arguments about. Vietnam and other American fantasies User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict A former antiwar activist and author of M.I.A. or Mythmaking in America, Franklin (English and American studies, Rutgers) offers an all-inclusive cultural history of the Vietnam War and its continuing 4/5(1).

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Bruce Franklin, Vietnam And Other American Fantasies Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Vietnam And Other American Fantasies books. American soldiers in Vietnam had many obstacles and Black American soldiers in Vietnam had even more. This is one of the Vietnam war books that covers the basics in great detail, like the fact that black soldiers made up nearly one-quarter of the fatalities in the first few years of the war, and the discrimination they faced in decorations.

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Vietnam and Other American Fantasies, Paperback by Franklin, H. Bruce, ISBNISBN /5(42). It is a synthesis of H. Bruce Franklin's decades of engagement with that conflict - a fusion of critical analysis, meticulous scholarship, and moral insight that reveals crucial truths about the war while exposing the many fantasies about Vietnam that permeate American culture and politics."--BOOK.

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An all inclusive cultural history of the Vietnam War and its continuing impact upon contemporary American society.

- Library Journal ""Coming to terms with the Vietnam War - the war that America lost - has been a long, grueling struggle, mired by historical denial and distortion and, as Franklin so formidably reveals, myths that have become entrapped in American culture.

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Prison Writing in 20th-Century America. Greene’s book is widely regarded as a classic, prophetic literary tale that examines the start of American engagement in Vietnam.

The acclaimed English novelist and journalist, who covered the French war in Vietnam from to ’54, set the book in Saigon. His books M.I.A., or Mythmaking in America and Vietnam and America: A Documented History (which he co-edited) have been used in courses on the Vietnam War.

His Vietnam and Other American Fantasies () synthesized his previous work and extended it into an overview of 21st-century American culture. William "Bill" Daniel Ehrhart (born Septem ) is an American poet, writer, scholar and Vietnam t has been called "the dean of Vietnam war poetry."Donald Anderson, editor of War, Literature & the Arts, said Ehrhart's Vietnam-Perkasie: A Combat Marine Memoir, is "the best single, unadorned, gut-felt telling of one American's route into and out of America's longest war.".

My challenge, though, is that I have only read three novels about Vietnam: The Quiet American () by Graham Greene, The Ugly American () by Eugene Burdick and William J. Lederer, and The.

UPDATE: After we posted this article, Times readers weighed in with their favorite books on the Vietnam War. These 10 books, in addition to the ones below, were recommended multiple times.

A spare, lyrical novel about a young girl who flees Vietnam and grows up in San Diego, struggling to understand herself and her war-marked parents.

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The organization, however, suffered from financial troubles that forced it to suspend its operations in the spring of and remained inactive until a new crisis in Vietnam led to a resumption of.

A popular story that has been in circulation online since at least is one that involves long-haired Native Americans serving as scouts in the Vietnam War. Bridging history from s Aix-en-Provence to American involvement in s Vietnam, In the Fabled East is a timeless love story and riveting adventure, charting the loss of innocence of both individuals and the world at élie Tremier, a turn-of-the-century widower.

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Hunt University of North Carolina Press, PS PRIMARY SOURCE A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. It’s based on his book, Vietnam Warrior Voices, which we will be reviewing soon on The VVA Veteran‘s Books in Review II page.

Three are novels, two of which were written by Vietnam War veterans. One is literary nonfiction by a Vietnam War veteran; the other is. When you think about the Vietnam War, there's a good chance you picture the Hollywood version, complete with long-captive POWs, gobs of bush fighting, and Christopher Walken playing ultra-violent games of Russian just as Russian roulette was known to have been played during the war precisely zero times, many of the things you think you know about Vietnam turn out to be complete.

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LISTEN: Nixon on the Vietnam War. As president, Nixon gradually withdrew American troops as part of his policy of “Vietnamization.” Yet he escalated the conflict in other ways, approving.

These thirteen books are by no means the only Vietnam histories worth reading. Many, many books and articles have been written on the topic. Draft Dodgers. Draft resistance in the United States reached its peak during the Vietnam lateU.S.

casualties in Vietnam had reac killed andwounded. Counterpoint. I am a combat-disabled Army veteran who served in Vietnam in I was infantry, in the field, fighting the most misunderstood and unpopular war in American history. The main problem with most of those books is the complete lack of Vietnamese voices.

The Vietnam War killed more t Americans. That’s a lot of people and a lot of heartache. Vietnam became a subject of large-scale news coverage in the United States only after substantial numbers of U.S. combat troops had been committed to the war in the spring of Prior to that time, the number of American newsmen in Indochina had been small—fewer than two dozen even as late as Byat the height of the war, there were about accredited journalists of all.

The other three Americans in the bunker were men, as we generally define the term, but Bullock was not. Just 15 years old, he would be the youngest American killed in the Vietnam. Why did the U.S. go to war in Vietnam? This is a question historians continue to debate.

One of the main reasons it remains a source of argument is that it is difficult to say when the U.S. war actually began. Should we trace it back to the s when President Harry Truman authorized U.S.

financial support of the French war in Indochina? Did it begin in the s when the Geneva Accords.This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Vietnamese fairy tales and other folk stories—providing insight into a rich literary culture.

Vietnamese Children's Favorite Stories is a charming collection of fifteen tales as told by prominent storyteller Tran Thi Minh Phuoc.

Quinn-Judge was in Vietnam from October through much of as part of an American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) team working on rehabilitating wounded civilians. She was in Saigon during.