The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation
An "absorbing and provocative" ( "New York Times" ) autopsy of a once-vital all-American myth: the cherished belief that elimination of a less-than human enemy was necessary to achieve our national destiny."An extraordinarily original work that places postwar American history in an entirely new perspective. Anyone who wishes to introduce students to post-1945 American culture should assign this wonderful book."--John Dower, MIT, author of "War Without Mercy"
"Absorbing and provocative." "--New York Times"
"Full of brilliancies, this "tour de force" is one of those rare books that can change the way we see."--Todd Gitlin, author of "The Sixties"
"A perfect book to use in twentieth-century history courses."--Elaine Tyler May, author of "Homeward Bound"
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation (Culture, Politics, and the Cold War)User Review - KJ - Goodreads
Very good overview of America's war history as it has effected youth culture. Eerie in what this book (which ends at 1995) predicted for the next 15 years. Maybe more frustrating than eerie though ... Read full review
Review: The End of Victory Culture: Cold War America and the Disillusioning of a Generation (Culture, Politics, and the Cold War)User Review - Alisa - Goodreads
I'm sorry, but sometimes I feel like he says things just to say them. However, it certainly assuaged my thirst for non-fiction. Read full review
Ambush at Kamikaze Pass
Premonitions The Asian Death of Victory Culture
X Marks the Spot
The Enemy Disappears
The Haunting of Childhood
The President as Mad Mullah
The Crossover Point
Something Rather Dark and Bloody
The War Crimes of Daniel Ellsberg
Ambush at Kamikaze Pass II
Victory Culture the Sequel Crashing and Burning in Iraq