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The Vietnam War and Postmodernity

by Michael Bibby

  • 180 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of Massachusetts Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Postmodernism,
  • Violence in society,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Civilization,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • 1970-,
  • United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages242
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8605278M
    ISBN 101558492380
    ISBN 109781558492387

    ‘Media, War and Postmodernity is an ambitious work [which] explores the link between rising numbers of military engagements overseas and the demise of social cohesion or clarity of purpose at an age when illiberal liberals demand action in Darfur, Burma, Iran and even China, this book is a welcome reminder that maybe we should. Welcome to Alpha History’s selection of Vietnam War books. The following texts are used and recommended by Alpha History authors. Purchasing these books through The Book Depository is a great way for you to save money, while supporting Alpha History. All prices include free worldwide delivery.

    Review of the hardback:‘The voices of Americans lost, dead, maimed physically or psychologically, fill the bookshelves. For the most part the voices of Vietnamese, living or dead, are unavailable. In his powerfully moving and beautifully written book, The Ghosts of War in Cited by: The Vietnam War This is a Wikipedia book, a collection of Wikipedia articles that can be easily saved, imported by an external electronic rendering service, and ordered as a printed book. Edit this book: Book Creator Wikitext.

    The Vietnam War first began in , five years after the division of the country by the Geneva m had been divided into two, with a communist regime in the north under Ho Chi Minh and a democratic government in the south under Ngo Dinh , Ho commenced a guerilla campaign in South Vietnam, led by Viet Cong units, with the goal of reuniting the country under a communist.   Media, War and Postmodernity investigates how conflict and international intervention have changed since the end of the Cold War, asking why Western military operations are now conducted as high-tech media spectacles, apparently more important for their propaganda value than for any strategic aims.. Discussing the humanitarian interventions of the s and the War on Terror, the Cited by:


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The Vietnam War and Postmodernity by Michael Bibby Download PDF EPUB FB2

The result is a book that poses important challenges to both Vietnam War studies and postmodern studies, at once reshaping the ways postmodernity is conceived and reminding us of the war's enduring significance in contemporary cultural history.4/5(1). At the same time, they reinterpret key cultural representations of the war from a postmodern perspective.

The result is a book that poses important challenges to both Vietnam War studies and postmodern studies, at once reshaping the ways postmodernity is conceived and reminding us of the war's enduring significance in contemporary cultural history.

The longest war in the nation's history, the American military intervention in Vietnam dominated United States culture and politics from to In addition to causing immense devastation in Southeast Asia, the war transformed American society, with effects that continue to be felt today.

Yet aside from a few cultural studies of the war's representations, scholars have tended to ignore. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: The last Huey / Philip D. Beidler --The work of war after the age of mechanical reproduction / Michael P.

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At the same time, they reinterpret key cultural representations of the war from a postmodern perspective. The result is a book that poses important challenges to both Vietnam War The Vietnam War and Postmodernity book and postmodern studies, at once reshaping the ways postmodernity is conceived and reminding us of the war's enduring significance in contemporary cultural : Michael Bibby.

The Vietnam war and postmodernity. [Michael Bibby;] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Summary: Frederic Jameson described Vietnam as "the first terrible postmodernist war".

Memory, identity and the Vietnam War / Cynthia Fuchs --"This movie is a thing of mine". At the same time, they reinterpret key cultural representations of the war from a postmodern perspective.

The result is a book that poses important challenges to both Vietnam War studies and postmodern studies, at once reshaping the ways postmodernity is conceived and reminding us of the war's enduring significance in contemporary cultural history.

On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick.

For those of Author: Susan Ellingwood. America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam, by George Herring (). Now in its fourth updated edition, based on new declassified information, it's. Although holding a similar title, Michael H. Hunt’s A Vietnam War Reader is a very different text to O’Nan’s.

Perhaps more targeted at the scholarly minded, this book collects official documents and private letters from a sea of sources: US soldiers, Communist leaders, Saigon Loyalists, Vietnamese peasants and even Nixon himself.

It paints a complicated narrative that is both Author: Andrew Kingsford-Smith. Dog Soldiers won the National Book Award for Fiction, the first Vietnam War novel to do so.

But it wasn’t the last. But it wasn’t the last. James Webb, Fields of Fire (). Booktopia - Buy Vietnam War books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Vietnam War books and flat rate shipping of $ per online book order. Filed under: Vietnam War, -- Engineering and construction Base Development in South Vietnam, (), by Carroll H.

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Find our best selection and offers online, with FREE Click & Collect or UK delivery. Thereby, and by the way in which O‟Brien employs characteristics typical for postmodern fiction, the novel can be seen as an exemplary postmodern representation of the Vietnam War.

For the understanding and distinction of the terms postmodernism and postmodernity I will include a discussion of their characteristics. Still, this is how the war has come to be regarded by many literary critics and historians and is an important part of their explanations of the emergence of postmodern Vietnam War fiction, which tend to view postmodern war fiction as a logical product of a postmodern war.

Reviews 'Media, War and Postmodernity is an important book that explains how 'weak values' in the West have a tragic habit of provoking violence in the most unexpected of places.' Frank Furedi, The Spiked Review of Books 'An invaluable guide' - 7 Days 'Hammond provides an excellent discussion of contemporary warfare [and] makes a difficult subject accesible and engaging.

Because the Vietnam War was the first war to be reported via television and where the media were given extensive and uncensored access to the combat, conflicting discourses claiming the "truth" about Vietnam and the war soon developed to explain the images flowing every evening into American living rooms, illustrating in the process postmodern.

Complete organized chaos for the new guys would begin as we landed in zed chaos, seemed like a contradiction in terms, but after a few weeks in Vietnam, it seemed would be organized militarily, but we would have to break the bad habit, of trying to fight a conventional war in a guerrilla warfare environment.

Introduction: postmodernism and 9/11 -- Postmodern war in a world without meaning -- The humanitarian spectacle -- The media war on terrorism -- Culture wars and the post-Vietnam condition -- Security and vulnerability in the 'risk society' -- Postmodern empire and the 'death of the subject' -- Conclusion: Beyond postmodernity.Five Best Vietnam War Books?

Here’s an admittedly subjective list, posted on the Military History Now website, put together by Mark Massé, a Ball State University literary journalism ’s based on his book, Vietnam Warrior Voices, which we will be reviewing soon on The VVA Veteran‘s Books in Review II page.

Three are novels, two of which were written by Vietnam War veterans.Postmodernity (post-modernity or the postmodern condition) is the economic or cultural state or condition of society which is said to exist after modernity (In this context, "modern" is not used in the sense of "contemporary", but merely as a name for a specific period in history).

Some schools of thought hold that modernity ended in the late 20th century – in the s or early s.