United States and Asia at War: A Cultural Approach

United States and Asia at War: A Cultural Approach

Author: Philip West

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317452935

Page: 320

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Vietnam War, in poetry (continued) of Thich Nhat Hanh, 111 Vietnamese soldiers', 116-118 of Weigl, 103-106, 108 of witness, ... 100, 181 Vietnam War Veterans Association, 166 Virilio, Paul, 208,209, 210 Visions of War, Dreams of Peace, ...

This text examines the Pacific War, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, from the perspective of those who fought the wars and lived through them. The relationship between history and memory informs the book, and each war is relocated in the historical and cultural experiences of Asian countries.



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