Looks at war films, from depictions of the American Revolution to portrayals of September 11 and its aftermath. This volume contrasts recognized history and historical fiction with the versions appearing on the big screen. It reveals how film depictions of the country's wars have shaped our values, politics, and culture.In 1998 the History Channel aired a four-part documentary titled Mexico that offers a different perspective on the war. ... The impressive Web site, http://www. pbs.org/kera/usmexicanwar/, is arguably the best Internet site dealing with the war. ... Eisenhower, John S. D. So Far from God: The U.S. War with Mexico, 1846 a1848.
|Title||:||Why We Fought|
|Author||:||Peter C. Rollins, John E. O'Connor|
|Publisher||:||University Press of Kentucky - 2008|