The American Foundation Myth in Vietnam: Reigning Paradigms and Raining Bombs (Hardback)
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The American Foundation Myth in Vietnam: Reigning Paradigms and Raining Bombs (Hardback)

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Hardback 226 Pages / Published: 01/10/1998
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The American Foundation Myth in Vietnam deals with how the results of the Vietnam War challenged the long-standing belief in America's role in the world as a unique nation favored by God that carries a global responsibility with it. The author disputes the commonly held belief that America discarded this foundation myth, developed out of John Winthrop's idea of a "city on a hill," following Vietnam. He reexamines the myth in the context of American history to show that the country still firmly attaches itself to the rhetoric of the foundation myth.

Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761812081
Number of pages: 226
Weight: 422 g
Dimensions: 223 x 144 x 18 mm

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