New PDF release: Beyond Combat

By Stur

ISBN-10: 0521127416

ISBN-13: 9780521127417

ISBN-10: 0521762758

ISBN-13: 9780521762755

past wrestle investigates how the Vietnam conflict either bolstered and challenged the gender roles that have been key elements of yankee chilly warfare ideology. Refocusing awareness onto girls and gender paints a extra advanced and actual photo of the war's far-reaching influence past the battlefields. Encounters among americans and Vietnamese have been formed by way of a cluster of intertwined photographs used to make experience of and justify American intervention and use of strength in Vietnam. those photographs integrated the woman round the corner, a healthy reminder of why the U.S. used to be devoted to defeating Communism, and the treacherous and mysterious 'dragon lady', who served as a metaphor for Vietnamese girls and South Vietnam. Heather Stur additionally examines the ways that principles approximately masculinity formed the yank GI adventure in Vietnam and, finally, how a few American women and men lower back from Vietnam to problem homefront gender norms.

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