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In the Shadow of War: The U.S. Since the 1930s
Michael S. Sherry (au). America’s intense preoccupation with war emerged on the eve of WW2. In the 50 years since the war, militarization has reshaped every facet of Amer. life: its politics, economics, culture, social relations, & place in the world. War justified the state’s growing size, power, & activism. But as nat. gov’t. waged “war on poverty,” “AIDS,” & “drugs,” it fostered expectations of “victory” that it could not fulfill, aggravating the distrust of fed. authority that leaders sought to overcome & encouraging Americans to conceive of war as something they waged against each other rather than against enemies abroad. The paradigm of war thereby corroded Amer. faith in nat. gov’t. & embittered their conflicts over class, race, gender, religion, & the nation’s very meaning.
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