The Resource The end of victory culture, Tom Engelhardt, (electronic resource)

The end of victory culture, Tom Engelhardt, (electronic resource)

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The end of victory culture
Title
The end of victory culture
Statement of responsibility
Tom Engelhardt
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Language
eng
Summary
In a substantial new afterword to his classic account of the collapse of American triumphalism in the wake of World War II, Tom Engelhardt carries that story into the twenty-first century. He explores how, in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, the younger George Bush headed for the Wild West (Osama bin Laden, "Wanted, Dead of Alive"); how his administration brought "victory culture" roaring back as part of its Global War on Terror and its rush to invade Saddam Husseins's Iraq; and how, from its "Mission Accomplished" moment on, its various stories of triumph crashed and burned in that land
Summary
Describes how the national character changed between the end of World War II and the Vietnam War, and discusses the impact of the decline in the belief of inevitable American victory
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259717
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Engelhardt, Tom
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Social Science
  • Literary Criticism
Target audience
adult
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cold war America and the disillusioning of a generation
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The end of victory culture, Tom Engelhardt, (electronic resource)
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multicolored
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MWT11447040
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unknown
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1 online resource
Form of item
online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613762547
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11447040
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The end of victory culture, Tom Engelhardt, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11447040
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781613762547
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11447040
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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