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Innocence and Loss: Representations of War and National Identity in the United States Cristina Alsina Risquez

Innocence and Loss: Representations of War and National Identity in the United States

Cristina Alsina Risquez

Published July 3rd 2014
ISBN : 9781443860697
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307 pages
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A fierce national outcry for righteously waging war has long dominated American culture. From at least the wildly popular Spanish-American War and the US military invasion of the Philippines that infuriated Mark Twain, right up to the current GlobalMoreA fierce national outcry for righteously waging war has long dominated American culture. From at least the wildly popular Spanish-American War and the US military invasion of the Philippines that infuriated Mark Twain, right up to the current Global War on Terrorism, this is a deadly, dark current coursing throughout American history. Meanwhile, dissenting analyses of the patriotic gore have until recently been paid scant attention in the popular media. Delving into this history, this prob...