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The Unfinished War: Vietnam and the American Conscience

Capps, Walter H.

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ISBN 10: 0807032603 / ISBN 13: 9780807032602
Published by Beacon Press, Boston, MA, 1982
Condition: Good condition Hardcover
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vii, 177 pages. Notes. Bibliography. Index. DJ has some wear, soiling, edge wear, and small edge tears. Walter Capps was professor of religious studies the University of California, Santa Barbara. The author, after tracking the course of Vietnam's influence on American life, institutions, and religious beliefs, probes the splintered mythologies of both left and right. He brilliantly brings together the war's evolution, its devastating effects on our national sense of mission, and the widespread spiritual malaise that followed the truce. An anti-war activist during the 1960s, he later initiated a nationally renowned course titled "Religion and the Impact of Vietnam" in 1979. Bookseller Inventory # 57320

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Title: The Unfinished War: Vietnam and the American...

Publisher: Beacon Press, Boston, MA

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good condition

Dust Jacket Condition: Fair

Edition: First edition. First printing [stated].

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In his thought-provoking analysis, Walter Capps offers an insightful look at the Vietnam War's evolution and its devastating effect on our national sense of mission. He warns of a repeat disaster and points out a path he hopes will deepen and enrich our sense of identity as Americans. This updated edition explores America's continuing struggle with the legacy of the Vietnam War.

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