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The Resource Echoes of war : a thousand years of military history in popular culture, Michael C.C. Adams

Echoes of war : a thousand years of military history in popular culture, Michael C.C. Adams

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Echoes of war : a thousand years of military history in popular culture
Title
Echoes of war
Title remainder
a thousand years of military history in popular culture
Statement of responsibility
Michael C.C. Adams
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Americans are often accused of not appreciating history, but this charge belies the real popular interest in the past. Historical reenactments draw thousands of spectators; popular histories fill the bestseller lists; PBS, A & E and The History Channel air a dizzying array of documentaries and historical dramas; and Hollywood war movies become blockbusters. Though historians worry that these popular representations sacrifice authenticity for broad appeal, Michael C.C. Adams argues that living history -- even if it is an incomplete depiction of the past -- plays a vital role in stimulating the his
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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1945-
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Adams, Michael C. C.
Dewey number
303.66
Index
no index present
LC call number
U22.3
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Military art and science
  • Military history
  • Popular culture
  • Technology and civilization
  • War
  • War and society
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Military art and science
  • Military history
  • Popular culture
  • Technology and civilization
  • War and society
  • War
Label
Echoes of war : a thousand years of military history in popular culture, Michael C.C. Adams
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Publication
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations and Maps; Preface: Citizens Who Quest (For Knowledge); 1. Knights on Horseback; 2. Brutal Soldiery; 3. New Men with Rifles; 4. Unlikely Heroes; 5. Bearers of Burdens; 6. Innocents at War; Afterword: Historians with Axes (To Grind); Exploring Further; Index
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900344533
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780813159218
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
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22573/ctt129cw49
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344533
Label
Echoes of war : a thousand years of military history in popular culture, Michael C.C. Adams
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations and Maps; Preface: Citizens Who Quest (For Knowledge); 1. Knights on Horseback; 2. Brutal Soldiery; 3. New Men with Rifles; 4. Unlikely Heroes; 5. Bearers of Burdens; 6. Innocents at War; Afterword: Historians with Axes (To Grind); Exploring Further; Index
Control code
900344533
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (298 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813159218
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129cw49
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)900344533

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