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The Resource Worshipping the myths of World War II : reflections on America's dedication to war, Edward W. Wood, Jr, (electronic resource)

Worshipping the myths of World War II : reflections on America's dedication to war, Edward W. Wood, Jr, (electronic resource)

Label
Worshipping the myths of World War II : reflections on America's dedication to war
Title
Worshipping the myths of World War II
Title remainder
reflections on America's dedication to war
Statement of responsibility
Edward W. Wood, Jr
Title variation
  • Worshipping the myths of World War 2
  • Worshipping the myths of World War two
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Taking a critical look at America's dedication to war as panacea and as Washington's primary method for leading the world, this book reflects on such topics as the killing of innocents, how actual killing is usually ignored in war discussions and reporting, the lifetime impact of frontline duty, and more
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wood, Edward W.
Dewey number
940.53/73
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Collective memory
  • United States
  • United States
  • USA
Label
Worshipping the myths of World War II : reflections on America's dedication to war, Edward W. Wood, Jr, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The moral dilemma of the combat infantryman
  • 3.
  • The impact of World War II on its soldiers
  • pt. 2.
  • The second myth : "The Greatest Generation"
  • 4.
  • On judging artistic interpretations of World War II
  • 5.
  • The World War II memoir
  • 6.
  • Preface
  • The World War II novel
  • 7.
  • An opportunity lost
  • pt. 3.
  • The third myth : "We won World War II largely on our own"
  • 8.
  • America triumphant
  • pt. 4.
  • The fourth myth : "When evil lies in others, war is the means to justice"
  • 9.
  • Introduction : Worshipping
  • The Holocaust and the "evil" other
  • pt. 5.
  • Beyond the myths of World War II
  • 10.
  • New ways of thinking and acting
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index
  • About the author
  • War in America
  • pt. 1.
  • The first myth : the "Good War"
  • 1.
  • The killing of innocents
  • 2.
Control code
ocn755583459
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 244 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597973335
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)755583459
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Worshipping the myths of World War II : reflections on America's dedication to war, Edward W. Wood, Jr, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-231) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • The moral dilemma of the combat infantryman
  • 3.
  • The impact of World War II on its soldiers
  • pt. 2.
  • The second myth : "The Greatest Generation"
  • 4.
  • On judging artistic interpretations of World War II
  • 5.
  • The World War II memoir
  • 6.
  • Preface
  • The World War II novel
  • 7.
  • An opportunity lost
  • pt. 3.
  • The third myth : "We won World War II largely on our own"
  • 8.
  • America triumphant
  • pt. 4.
  • The fourth myth : "When evil lies in others, war is the means to justice"
  • 9.
  • Introduction : Worshipping
  • The Holocaust and the "evil" other
  • pt. 5.
  • Beyond the myths of World War II
  • 10.
  • New ways of thinking and acting
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Selected bibliography
  • Index
  • About the author
  • War in America
  • pt. 1.
  • The first myth : the "Good War"
  • 1.
  • The killing of innocents
  • 2.
Control code
ocn755583459
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 244 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781597973335
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)755583459
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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