National Trauma and Collective Memory: Extraordinary Events in the American Experience
National Trauma and Collective Memory: Extraordinary Events in the American Experience
Brand: M.E. Sharpe

National Trauma and Collective Memory: Extraordinary Events in the American Experience

  • Publish Date: 2005-06-02
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Arthur G. Neal

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A fascinating exploration of our evolving national psyche, this book chronicles major traumas in recent American history - from the Depression and Pearl Harbor, to the assassinations of the Kennedys and Martin Luther King, Jr., to Ruby Ridge, Waco, and Columbine - how we responded to them as a nation, and what our responses mean. Reflecting on American popular culture as well as the media, this edition includes a new chapter on 9/11 and other acts of terror within the United States, as well as coverage of the Columbia space shuttle disaster. New student-friendly features, including discussion questions and Symbolic Events boxes in each chapter, give the book added value as a classroom supplement.


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