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Author Brewer, Susan A. (Susan Ann), 1958-
Title Why America fights : patriotism and war propaganda from the Philippines to Iraq / Susan A. Brewer.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Subject Politics and war -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Patriotism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Propaganda, American -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
Description 1 online resource (x, 342 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The "divine mission": war in the Philippines -- Crusade for democracy: over there in the great war -- The good war: fighting for a better life in World War II -- War in Korea: "the front line in the struggle between freedom and tyranny" -- Why Vietnam: more questions than answers -- Operation Iraqi Freedom: war and infoganda.
Summary Introduction 1. The "Divine Mission": War in the Philippines 2. Crusade for Democracy: Over There in the Great War 3. The Good War: Fighting for a Better Life in World War II 4. War in Korea: "The Front Line in the Struggle between Freedom and Tyranny" 5. Why Vietnam? More Questions Than Answers 6. Operation Iraqi Freedom: War and Infoganda Conclusion.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199700882 (electronic bk.)
0199700885 (electronic bk.)
0195381351 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780195381351 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9780195381351 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9786612235306
6612235306
ISBN/ISSN 9786612235306
OCLC # 646814116
Additional Format Print version: Brewer, Susan A. (Susan Ann), 1958- Why America fights. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780195381351 (DLC) 2008050360 (OCoLC)259266632