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Title America's wars in Asia : a cultural approach to history and memory / edited by Philip West, Steven I. Levine, and Jackie Hiltz.
Imprint Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1997.

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Subject Asia -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Asia -- Military relations -- United States.
United States -- Military relations -- Asia.
War and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
War and society -- Asia -- History -- 20th century.
Memory -- Social aspects -- United States.
Memory -- Social aspects -- Asia.
Alt Name West, Philip, 1938-
Levine, Steven I.
Hiltz, Jackie.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 286 pages)
Note "An East Gate book."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Introduction : Sounding the human dimensions of war / Philip West, Steven I. Levine, and Jackie Hiltz -- 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 -- The bombed : Hiroshimas and Nagasakis in Japanese memory / John W. Dower -- Japanese films about the Pacific war / Tadao Sato -- Our forgotten war : the Korean War in Korean and American popular culture / David R. McCann -- Fragmentation in American and Vietnamese war fiction / Leslie Kennedy Adams -- American and Vietnamese poetry of witness : bridge over troubled waters / James Soular -- Moral judgment in war and crimes against humanity / Van Jay Symons -- My Pacific war revisited / Merrel Clubb -- A double exposure of the war / Ahn Junghyo -- Through American eyes : combat experiences and memories of Korea and Vietnam / Colonel Harry Summers, Jr. -- The Korean War at the dinner table / Pingchao Zhu -- Myth of the heroic soldier and images of the enemy / James Z. Gao -- The age of the world target / Rey Chow -- Controversies surrounding the Asia-Pacific war : the Tokyo War Crimes Trial / Kentaro Awaya -- Tutoring democracy : Michigan State University and the politics of reform in South Vietnam / John Ernst -- American wars within world history / G.L. Penrose -- The Indian wars and the Vietnam War / David Trask.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
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. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0585260125 (electronic bk.)
9780585260129 (electronic bk.)
0765602369 (alk. paper)
0765602377 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780765602367 (alk. paper)
9780765602374 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 45729300
Additional Format Print version: America's wars in Asia. Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, 1997 0765602369 (DLC) 97027652 (OCoLC)37322484
Table of Contents
 Preface 
 Introduction: Sounding the Human Dimensions of War / Philip West, Steven I. Levine, Jackie Hiltz3
Pt. IMemorializing 
 1Remembering Beginnings and Endings: The Fiftieth Anniversary at Pearl Harbor and the Enola Gay Controversy at the National Air and Space Museum / Edward T. Linenthal17
 2The Bombed: Hiroshimas and Nagasakis in Japanese Memory / John W. Dower27
Pt. IIAnalyzing Literature and Films 
 3Japanese Films about the Pacific War / Tadao Sato51
 4Our Forgotten War: The Korean War in Korean and American Popular Culture / David R. McCann65
 5Fragmentation in American and Vietnamese War Fiction / Leslie Kennedy Adams84
 6American and Vietnamese Poetry of Witness: Bridge over Troubled Waters / James Soular100
 7Moral Judgment in War and Crimes against Humanity / Van Jay Symons124
Pt. IIIRemembering 
 8My Pacific War Revisited / Merrel Clubb145
 9A Double Exposure of the War / Ahn Junghyo161
 10Through American Eyes: Combat Experiences and Memories of Korea and Vietnam / Harry Summers, Jr.172
 11The Korean War at the Dinner Table / Pingchao Zhu183
 12Myth of the Heroic Soldier and Images of the Enemy / James Z. Gao192
Pt. IVComparative and Historical Perspectives 
 13The Age of the World Target / Rey Chow205
 14Controversies Surrounding the Asia-Pacific War: The Tokyo War Crimes Trial / Kentaro Awaya221
 15Tutoring Democracy: Michigan State University and the Politics of Reform in South Vietnam / John Ernst233
 16American Wars Within World History / G. L. Penrose245
 17The Indian Wars and the Vietnam War / David Trask254
 Selected Bibliography and Filmography263
 Contributors273
 Index277


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