Looking for the good war American amnesia and the violent pursuit of happiness

Elizabeth D. Samet

Book - 2021

"From the acclaimed author of No Man's Land and Soldier's Heart, a wide-ranging work of cultural history and criticism that reexamines the impact of post-World War II myths of the "good war.""--

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Published
New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2021.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
354 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9780374219925
Main Author
Elizabeth D. Samet (author)
  • Prologue: Is This Trip Really Necessary?
  • Introduction: One War at a Time
  • 1. Age of Gold
  • 2. Dead-Shot American Cowboys
  • 3. Thieves Like Us
  • 4. "War, What Is It Good For?"
  • 5. Giddy Minds and Foreign Quarrels
  • Epilogue: Age of Iron.