American Media and the Memory of World War II (Routledge by Debra Ramsay

By Debra Ramsay

For 3 generations of american citizens, international struggle II has been a touchstone for the certainty of clash and of America’s position in international affairs. but when global conflict II assisted in shaping the notion of struggle for americans, American media in flip form the certainty and reminiscence of global struggle II. focusing on key well known motion pictures, tv sequence, and electronic video games from the final 20 years, this ebook explores the severe impact international conflict II keeps to exert on a new release of usa citizens born over thirty years after the clash ended. It explains how the struggle used to be configured within the media of the wartime new release and the way it got here to be repurposed by way of their progeny, the child Boomers. In doing so, it identifies the framework underpinning the mediation of global warfare II reminiscence within the present generation’s media and develops a version that gives perception into the concepts of illustration that form the yankee point of view of battle quite often.

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