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The Resource A Nation Forged in War : How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along, (electronic resource)

A Nation Forged in War : How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along, (electronic resource)

Label
A Nation Forged in War : How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along
Title
A Nation Forged in War
Title remainder
How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
World War II shaped the United States in profound ways, and this new book--the first in the Legacies of War series--explores one of the most significant changes it fostered: a dramatic increase in ethnic and religious tolerance. A Nation Forged in War is the first full-length study of how large-scale mobilization during the Second World War helped to dissolve long-standing differences among white soldiers of widely divergent backgrounds. Never before or since have so many Americans served in the armed forces at one time: more than 15 million donned uniforms in the period from 1941 to 19
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruscino, Thomas A
Dewey number
940.5403
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Legacies of war
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American soldiers
  • Race discrimination
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
A Nation Forged in War : How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword; Introduction; 1. The America They Left Behind; 2. The Ethnic Army; 3. Introduction to the Army; 4. Hours of Boredom; 5. Instants of Excitement and Terror; 6. Coming Home, Taking Over; 7. The New Consensus and Beyond; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn782879981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572337794
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782879981
Label
A Nation Forged in War : How World War II Taught Americans to Get Along, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Foreword; Introduction; 1. The America They Left Behind; 2. The Ethnic Army; 3. Introduction to the Army; 4. Hours of Boredom; 5. Instants of Excitement and Terror; 6. Coming Home, Taking Over; 7. The New Consensus and Beyond; Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn782879981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (361 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781572337794
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)782879981

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