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The remains of war [electronic resource] : bodies, politics, and the search for American soldiers unaccounted for in Southeast Asia / Thomas M. Hawley.

Author/Creator:
Hawley, Thomas M., 1970-
Publication:
Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2005.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (297 p.)
Series:
Politics, history, and culture.
Politics, history, and culture
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Subjects:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Missing in action -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Casualties -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
An exploration of how US' efforts to sacralize and repatriate the remains of some 2,000 soldiers killed in action in the Vietnam War might indicate some lingering corporeal and ontological uncertainties in the post-Vietnam era.
Contents:
Body trouble
From unrecoverable to unaccounted for
The body of the accounted-for soldier
"Our stateside MIAs"
Practices of memorialization
The ethics of accounting.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [261]-276) and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 12. Dez 2020)
Contributor:
Adams, Julia, editor., Editor,
Steinmetz, George, editor., Editor,
ISBN:
1-283-02183-8
9786613021830
0-8223-8657-7
OCLC:
226068236
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9780822386575 doi