The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation (Paperback)

Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation

By Tom Engelhardt

University of Massachusetts Press, 9781558495869, 387pp.

Publication Date: August 17, 2007

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The End of Victory Culture is an autopsy of a once vital American myth: the cherished belief that triumph over a less-than-human enemy was in the American grain, a birthright and a national destiny. This book is a compelling account of how a national narrative of triumph through which Americans bad always sustained themselves as a people underwent a vertiginous decomposition from Hiroshima to Vietnam.
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