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Title History wars : the Enola Gay and other battles for the American past / edited by Edward T. Linenthal and Tom Engelhardt.
Imprint New York : Metropolitan Books, 1996.
Edition First edition.

LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  E840.4 .H57 1996    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 BLUFFTON BOOK  E840.4 .H57 1996    AVAILABLE  
Subject Enola Gay (Bomber)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Historiography.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century -- Historiography.
Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Historiography.
Nagasaki-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Historiography.
Alt Name Linenthal, Edward Tabor, 1947-
Engelhardt, Tom, 1944-
Rogers D. Spotswood Collection.
Alternate Title Rogers D. Spotswood collection.
Description vi, 295 pages ; 21 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-291).
Contents Introduction : history under siege / Tom Engelhardt and Edward T. Linenthal -- Anatomy of a controversy / Edward T. Linenthal -- Three narratives of our humanity / John W. Dower -- Patriotic orthodoxy and American decline / Michael S. Sherry -- Whose history is it anyway? Memory, politics, and historical scholarship / Paul Boyer -- History at risk : the case of the Enola Gay / Richard H. Kohn -- Culture war, history front / Mike Wallace -- Dangerous history : Vietnam and the "good war" / Marilyn B. Young -- The victors and the vanquished / Tom Engelhardt.
Summary From the "taming of the West" to the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, the portrayal of the past has become a battleground at the heart of American politics.
Local Note MALONE: David J. Swope Collection
ISBN 080504387X (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9780805043877 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0805043861 (hard ; alk. paper)
9780805043860 (hard ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 34077658
Table of Contents
 Introduction: History Under Siege / Tom Engelhardt, Edward T. Linenthal1
1Anatomy of a Controversy / Edward T. Linenthal9
2Three Narratives of Our Humanity / John W. Dower63
3Patriotic Orthodoxy and American Decline / Michael S. Sherry97
4Whose History Is It Anyway? Memory, Politics, and Historical Scholarship / Paul Boyer115
5History at Risk: The Case of the Enola Gay / Richard H. Kohn140
6Culture War, History Front / Mike Wallace171
7Dangerous History: Vietnam and the "Good War" / Marilyn B. Young199
8The Victors and the Vanquished / Tom Engelhardt210
 Notes251
 The Contributors293



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