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Armed with abundance : consumerism & soldiering in the Vietnam War

Author
Lair, Meredith H.
Title
Armed with abundance : consumerism & soldiering in the Vietnam War / Meredith H. Lair.
Format
Book
Edition
1st ed.
Published
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011.
Description
xviii, 295 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Variant title
Consumerism and soldiering in the Vietnam War
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • A war refined: reframing the narrative of the Vietnam War
  • Same side, different wars: grunts and REMFs in Vietnam
  • This place just isn't John Wayne: U.S. military bases in Vietnam
  • Total war on boredom: the U.S. military's recreation program in Vietnam
  • The things they bought: G.I. consumerism in Vietnam
  • War zone wonderland: the strange world of "the Nam"
  • From Vietnam to Iraq: reimagining the American way of war.
Subject headings
United States. Army--History--Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
United States. Army--Military life--History--20th century.
Soldiers--United States--Social life and customs--20th century.
Lifestyles--United States--History--20th century.
Consumption (Economics)--Social aspects--United States--History--20th century.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Social aspects.
United States--Moral conditions--History--20th century.
ISBN
9780807834817 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807834815 (cloth : alk. paper)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Herman B Wells Library
Call Number
DS558.2 .L35 2011
Location
Checked out Due: 09-16-2018
Library
Fort Wayne Helmke Library
Call Number
DS558.2 .L35 2011
Location
Stacks
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