The Vietnam War in Popular Culture: The Influence of America's Most Controversial War on Everyday Life [2 volumes]: The Influence of America's Most Controversial War on Everyday Life

The Vietnam War in Popular Culture: The Influence of America's Most Controversial War on Everyday Life [2 volumes]: The Influence of America's Most Controversial War on Everyday Life

by Ron Milam

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Overview

Covering many aspects of the Vietnam War that have not been addressed before, this book supplies new perspectives from academics as well as Vietnam veterans that explore how this key conflict of the 20th century has influenced everyday life and popular culture during the war as well as for the past 50 years.

• Addresses an especially eventful time in American history with long-lasting consequences—a period that has parallels with more recent events involving military conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan

• Provides coverage of Norman Lear, creator of the popular 1970s sitcom All In The Family, including information from a recent interview

• Includes viewpoints from Vietnam combat veterans regarding how film and television portrayed the war they participated in and lived through

• Supplies a chapter on the Vietnam veteran biker movement

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440840470
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/07/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 772
Sales rank: 937,656
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Ron Milam is associate professor of history at Texas Tech University, where he teaches courses on military history, World War II, and the Vietnam War.

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