The spitting image myth, memory, and the legacy of Vietnam / Jerry Lembcke ; consulting editor: Harvey J. Kaye

Author(s): Lembcke, Jerry, 1943-
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--United States
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Public opinion
Public opinion--United States
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : New York University Press, c1998
LC Classification: D, DS
Table of Contents: Preface
1. Introduction: The Spitting Image 1
2. Yellow Ribbons and Spat-Upon Veterans: Making Soldiers the Means and Ends of War 11
3. Dear Spiro Agnew: About Soldiers, Veterans, and the Anti-war Movement 27
4. The Nixon-Agnew Counteroffensive: "Good Veterans" vs. "Bad Veterans" 49
5. Spat-Upon Veterans: The Evidence (or Lack Thereof) 71
6. From Odysseus to Rambo: Coming-Home Stories 84
7. From Badness to Madness: The Mental Labeling of Vietnam Veterans 101
8. Women, Wetness, and Warrior Dreams 127
9. Myth, Spit, and the Flicks: Coming Home to Hollywood 144
10. We Are What We Remember 183
Notes 189
References 199
Filmography 207
Index 211
About the Author 217
Alternate Titles: Issued in other form: Original (DLC) 98009048 (OCoLC)38738861
Additional Authors: NetLibrary, Inc
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 98009048
ISBN: 0585321205 (electronic bk.) :$50.00
ISBN: 0814751466
ISBN: 0814751474 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 199-210) and index
Contents: Introduction: the spitting image -- Yellow ribbons and spat-upon veterans: making soldiers the means and ends of war -- Dear Spiro Agnew: about soldiers, veterans and the anti-war movement -- The Nixon-Agnew counter-offensive: "good veterans" vs. "bad veterans" -- Spat-upon veterans: the evidence (or lack thereof) -- From Odysseus to Rambo: coming home stories -- From badness to madness: the mental labeling of Vietnam veterans -- Women, wetness, and warrior dreams -- Myth, spit, and the flicks: coming home to Hollyw
Reproduction notes: Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries. This netLibrary eBook does not include some or all of the images that were part of the original hardcopy book
Physical Description: xi, 217 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 45844123
ISBN/ISSN: 0585321205
0814751466
0814751474

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