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The War for a Nation

The American Civil War (Warfare and History)

by Susan-Mary Grant

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL7498448M
ISBN 100415979900
ISBN 109780415979900

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  The era of men’s adventure magazines was one of giving “warnings, how-to’s, and comforting memories of wartime” to the indoctrinated and traumatized soldiers of post-WWII America. Not surprisingly, instead of providing therapy and support for men returning from war, an industry popped up to help them cope by fetishizing the torture and rape of women [ ]. In Arming the Nation for War, a previously unpublished account long buried among the late author’s papers and originally marked confidential, Patterson describes the vast challenges the United States faced as it had to equip, in a desperately short time, a fighting.

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