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Author Beattie, Keith, 1954-

Title The scar that binds : American culture and the Vietnam War / Keith Beattie
Published New York : New York University Press, [1998]
©1998
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 230 pages)
Contents Habeas-corpus and common sense -- The wound that dare not speak its name -- Stab wounds -- "Us" and "them" -- Healing -- Vietnamnesia -- The personal imperative -- Rituals of the community -- The national allegory -- The unhealed -- Silencing the messenger -- "If I only had the words" -- A unique war -- You had to be there -- Teaching the truth -- The voice of unity -- Talking back -- The home front -- Repatriation -- The therapeutic family -- Nostalgia -- There's no place like it -- Articulating difference and unity
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-220) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Influence.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
United States -- Civilization -- 1945-
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780585424897 (electronic bk.)
0585424896 (electronic bk.)