9780765602879

National Trauma and Collective Memory : Major Events in the American Century

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  • ISBN13:

    9780765602879

  • ISBN10:

    0765602873

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1998-04-01
  • Publisher: M E Sharpe Inc

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Summary

Chronicles the major traumas of the 20th century in America -- the Depression, Pearl Harbor, McCarthyism, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the assassinations of John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King, Vietnam, Watergate, Three Mile Island, the Challenger explosion -- how we responded to them as a nation, and what our responses mean.

Table of Contents

Preface
Collective Sadness, Fear, and Angerp. 3
Society as Moral Communityp. 21
The Great Depressionp. 41
The Japanese Attack on Pearl Harborp. 60
The Communist Menacep. 79
The Cuban Missile Crisisp. 95
The Assassination of President Kennedyp. 111
The Vietnam Warp. 129
The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.p. 147
The Watergate Affairp. 164
Technological Accidentsp. 180
Collective Memoryp. 201
Indexp. 217
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