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Title America's wars in Asia : a cultural approach to history and memory / edited by Philip West, Steven I. Levine, Jackie Hiltz
Published Armonk, N.Y. ; London : M.E. Sharpe, [1998]
©1998

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Description viii, 286 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction: Sounding the Human Dimensions of War / Philip West, Steven I. Levine and Jackie Hiltz -- Pt. I. Memorializing. 1. Remembering Beginnings and Endings: The Fiftieth Anniversary at Pearl Harbor and the Enola Gay Controversy at the National Air and Space Museum / Edward T. Linenthal. 2. The Bombed: Hiroshimas and Nagasakis in Japanese Memory / John W. Dower -- Pt. II. Analyzing Literature and Films. 3. Japanese Films about the Pacific War / Tadao Sato. 4. Our Forgotten War: The Korean War in Korean and American Popular Culture / David R. McCann. 5. Fragmentation in American and Vietnamese War Fiction / Leslie Kennedy Adams. 6. American and Vietnamese Poetry of Witness: Bridge over Troubled Waters / James Soular. 7. Moral Judgment in War and Crimes against Humanity / Van Jay Symons -- Pt. III. Remembering. 8. My Pacific War Revisited / Merrel Clubb. 9. A Double Exposure of the War / Ahn Junghyo
10. Through American Eyes: Combat Experiences and Memories of Korea and Vietnam / Harry Summers, Jr. 11. The Korean War at the Dinner Table / Pingchao Zhu. 12. Myth of the Heroic Soldier and Images of the Enemy / James Z. Gao -- Pt. IV. Comparative and Historical Perspectives. 13. The Age of the World Target / Rey Chow. 14. Controversies Surrounding the Asia-Pacific War: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial / Kentaro Awaya. 15. Tutoring Democracy: Michigan State University and the Politics of Reform in South Vietnam / John Ernst. 16. American Wars Within World History / G. L. Penrose. 17. The Indian Wars and the Vietnam War / David Trask
Notes "An East gate book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Memory -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States.
War and society -- Asia -- History -- 20th century.
War and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Asia -- History -- 20th century.
Asia -- Military relations -- United States.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
United States -- Military relations -- Asia.
Author Hiltz, Jackie.
Levine, Steven I.
West, Philip, 1938-
Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation.
LC no. 97027652
ISBN 0765602369 (cased)
0765602377 (paperback)