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A Price on Patriotism: The Politics and Unintended Consequences of the 1966 G.I. Bill

Mark Boulton

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the political debates surrounding the passage of the 1966 Cold War G.I. Bill, the first G.I. bill of the Vietnam era. Unlike the earlier World War II and Korean Conflict wartime ... More


City to Country, circa 1967–1970

Emily Satterwhite

in Dear Appalachia: Readers, Identity, and Popular Fiction since 1878

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813130101
eISBN:
9780813135854
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813130101.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 4 demonstrates the ways that best-selling Appalachian-set fiction in the Vietnam era produced the region as authentic, promoted regional identity, and trained high middlebrow readers to ... More


Elegies

Todd Decker

in Hymns for the Fallen: Combat Movie Music and Sound after Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520282322
eISBN:
9780520966543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282322.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Oliver Stone’s Platoon (1986) introduced a new sort of movie music resounding across Hollywood war films for the last thirty years: the elegiac register. Composer Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings, ... More


“You Can Tell a Fighter Pilot (But You Can’t Tell Him Much)”

Michael W. Hankins

in Flying Camelot: The F-15, the F-16, and the Weaponization of Fighter Pilot Nostalgia

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501760655
eISBN:
9781501760679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501760655.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter dives deeper into the five elements of fighter pilot culture, the various ways in which they expressed themselves, and how the culture evolved through various contexts — from World War I ... More


The Re-emergence of Grand Strategic Thought

Lukas Milevski

in The Evolution of Modern Grand Strategic Thought

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198779773
eISBN:
9780191825125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198779773.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Changing intellectual and geopolitical conditions by the early 1970s led to the re-emergence of grand strategy, among others, as a popular concept. John Collins authored the first entire book on ... More


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