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Author Schulzinger, Robert D., 1945-

Title A time for peace : the legacy of the Vietnam War / Robert D. Schulzinger
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 252 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents pt. I. International affairs -- 1. Bitterness between the United States and Vietnam, 1975-1980 -- 2. Estrangement and d├ętente, 1980-1988 -- 3. Normalization, 1989-2000 -- pt. II. Veterans and Vietnamese Americans -- 4. Vietnam Veterans' readjustment -- 5. Vietnam Veterans memorials and memories -- 6. The Vietnamese in America -- pt. III. Cultural legacies -- 7. The burden of memory in Vietnam literature -- 8. Vietnam memories through film -- pt. IV. Conclusion : political echoes of a war -- 9. The living legacy of the Vietnam War
Summary The Vietnam War left wounds that have taken three decades to heal--indeed some scars remain even today. In A Time for Peace, prominent American historian Robert D. Schulzinger sheds light on how deeply etched memories of this devastating conflict have altered America's political, social, and cultural landscape. Schulzinger examines the impact of the war from many angles. He traces the long, twisted, and painful path of reconciliation with Vietnam, the heated controversy over soldiers who were missing in action and how it resulted in years of false hope for military families, and the outcry ove
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-240) and index
Notes 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. MiAaHDL
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Subject Popular culture -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Influence.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Social aspects -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans
Vietnamese Americans -- Social conditions.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam.
Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006040124
ISBN 0195071905 (Cloth)
0198023618 (electronic bk.)
9780195071900 (Cloth)
9780198023616 (electronic bk.)